Tips on Calculating Board Feet:
- Board feet is a unit of wood volume measuring 144 cubic inches.
- The formula to calculate board feet is Board Feet = (length
* width * thickness) / 144
- Hardwood lumber thickness is measured rough sawn. If you purchase
4/4 boards surfaced on both sides expect to see actual measurements
closer to 13/16 rather than a full inch.
-If your lumber is already surfaced, calculate board feet on the
If you want to find more about wood than just calculating board
feet I suggest Understanding
by Bruce Hoadley.