The 4/4 wood was planed but still needed some work, however, I only had about a 3/32 of an inch to work with and still keep it at 3/4 inch. There were, in my opinion, a number of boards that needed work. Website says 6' to 14' lengths (usually) - I had no boards over 5' which caused me an issue but was able to work around it. Next time I will be sure to specify my length needs. Finally, there were many boards that had some amazing grain patterns so that was a big +.