Principally, that is true, nonetheless, to refine issues, one ought to soak up account the aim of the mannequin. Are you ‘visualising’ issues or want the knowledge to create reduce lists? One may use the definition of a typical size 2×4 and scale the size solely. This can take the variety of distinctive definitions down and you could possibly simply generate a report for the whole size wanted or grouped by size.
If you’ll want to label the 2×4’s you’d be higher of with making parts distinctive for naming (With some Dynamic Elements magic, you could possibly additionally use the size data to create labels…)
All that data may than be utilized in LayOut.
Thoughts you, the scaling does have impact when the geometry is greater than the easy dice and you’re including miters and so on. It sort of will depend on how a lot you want modeling.
To Add, I do suppose the parts have to be native profile members to make use of with the rename choice in Profile Builder, I have no idea of different extensions that do the identical however I’m positive there’s one.