Timber/Lumber Volume Units
The units that are(were) used for the timber/lumber products volume conversions.
Throughout Europe lumber cargoes where typically measured in standards (standard hundred). These standards differed by location but in general they consisted of 120 pieces adding up to a certain amount in board feet and cubic feet. They were used for shipping, buying and selling of lumber products.
In addition to these there are terms used to measure fuel wood, wood chips and pulp.
Note:The abbreviations used with the units are abbreviations we use on this Web site. For instance, the Petrograd Standard, in some of the publications is this term is abbreviated as P.S.H = Petrograd Standard Hundred.
The board foot (American) and superficial foot (English) both the same in size.
- Bulking/Swell Factors for Various Excavated/Mined Materials
- Swell and Shrink Percentages of Various Materials
- Volume Conversions Table for Lumber/Timber Products
- Basic Specific Gravity of North American Trees / By Type (hardwood/softwood)
- The Basic Specific Gravity of Trees Listed by Region
- Basic Specific Gravity of North American Trees
- Specific Gravity of Australian Trees
- Basic Specific Gravity of European Trees
- Basic Specific Gravity of Indian Tree Species
- Shrinkage and Fibre Saturation point of Trees
- Specific Gravity and Shrinkage Values for Various Trees
- Timber/Lumber Volume Units
- Average Weight of Logs in Pounds per Cubic Foot
- Log Dry Weight and Green Moisture Content, Imperial Measurements
- Log Dry Weight and Green Moisture Content, Metric Measurements
- Pulp Wood Chart
- Pulp Wood Chart - Metric