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medic472

12:58PM | 03/20/03
Member Since: 03/19/03
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Can someone tell me how to calculate board feet?

Thank you.

Mustang

01:26PM | 03/20/03
Member Since: 01/22/02
101 lifetime posts
LxWxD/144 (all units in inches)

joed

02:49AM | 03/21/03
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
1 board foot = 1 foot x 1 foot x 1 inch. It is 1/12th of a cubic foot.

Altereagle

05:46AM | 03/22/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
One board foot is the nominal quantity of lumber derived from a piece of rough green lumber 1 inch thick and 1 foot wide by 1 foot long. In other words a board foot is the nominal thickness times the nominal depth in inches divided by 12 time the length in feet. For example a 10 foot 2 x 6 would work out to be 10 board feet.

The formula is as follows: Thickness (in inches) x Depth (in inches) x Length (in feet) / 12

A linear foot is the quantity of lumber derived from the total length of a piece of lumber. For example, a 2"x4'x8' stud contains 8 linear feet.

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11:41PM | 11/20/18
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