A *board foot* is actually a *measure* of volume. By definition, a *board foot* is one square *foot*, one inch thick. The most common mistake made in calculating *board* footage is forgetting to multiply by the thickness. Example 1: A 4/4 *board* 8 inches wide and 8 *feet* long has 5.33 bd.ft.

Calculating *Board Feet* with Length in Inches. *Measure* the length, width, and depth in inches. Use a stiff tape *measure* to *measure* the length, width, and depth of the *board*.

Here's What To Know: 1 Bd. Ft. 144 cubic inches. Board footage is a volume *measurement*. *Measure* by the *board foot* when buying random widths and .

*Board foot* calculator. Return to G5506. Instructions Fill out all of the fields in the yellow-shaded area, then click the "Calculate" button. Results will appear in the .

Quick Approximation for Calculating *Board Feet*. 1 x 4 – divide linear length (*feet*) by 3 – (length x 1/3) 1 x 6 – divide linear length (*feet*) by 2 – (length x 1/2) 1 x 8 – multiply linear length (*feet*) by 0.66 – (length x 2/3) 1 x 12 – linear length (*feet*) equals *board feet* – (length x 1)

It's not as confusing as it sounds as long as you remember that a *board foot* is a *measure* of volume equal to a square foot one inch thick. So a 1â€ by 12â€ a foot .

*Board foot* calculator determines the volume of lumber in board footage. Table of. Unlike square footage, the board footage is a *measurement* of volume.

Woodland owners often need to *measure* the merchantable *board*–*foot* content (