Wood movement is the dimensional change in lumber caused by changes in the surrounding environment’s relative humidity and temperature. If you would like a deep-dive on what wood movement is, what causes it, and how to plan for it, here's a recent blog we published that discusses the exact science behind it.

Use this calculator to accurately determine just how much wood movement will affect your next project. Simply select your location (or where your project will reside), the species of wood used, the long grain orientation, and enter the width of the board.

Wood Movement Calculator