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#1 posted 01-24-2018 02:08 PM

It is easier to think of a board foot as 144 cubic inches, forget about the 12”x12”x1” nonsense. The easiest way to calculate is: (length in inches x width x thickness)/144= bf. I used to pack a small calculator to the lumber yard, now I have a phone that can calculate.

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