Board Foot Lumber Calculator

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Board Foot(bf) Lumber Calculator with Conversions to Cubic Foot and Cubic Meter.

Board foot is a volume measurement used for lumber sales in North America. Board feet are calculated by using the nominal values for thickness and width of lumber multiplied by its length.

One board foot is equal to a 12" length of 2" x 6" 
One board foot is equal to a  12" length of 1" x 12" 

Use the nominal values of lumber to calculate board feet.

Nominal Value of Lumber
A length of  2 x 4 has an actual size of 1 1/2" x 3 1/2". The nominal value is 2" x 4".
A length of 2 x 10 has an actual size of 1 1/2" x 9 1/8". The nominal value is 2" x 10".
A length of 1 x 4 has an actual size of  3/4" x 3 1/2". The nominal value is 1" x 4".

Board Length:   feet
Board Width:   in
Board Thickness:   in
# of Boards:   #

Results:

Board Feet:   bd.ft
Cubic Meter:   M ³
Cubic Foot:   ft ³
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