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# How long is a board foot?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The board-foot is a specialized unit of volume for measuring lumber in the United States and Canada. It is the volume of a one foot length of a board one foot wide and one inch thick.

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### Is birch expensive?

Birch wood costs about 3.75\$ per board foot. Meaning that a board that is one foot long will cost about 3.75\$.

### How big is a board foot?

A board foot is 12 inches by 12 inches by 1 inch thick. A board 6 inches wide, 24 inches long and 1 inch thick is still 1 board foot. Any combination of the three measurements that add up to the first, 12x12x1 is considered 1 board foot.

### How long is a 16 foot deck board?

i'm guessing the answer is in the question.

### What is the total number of board feet in two pieces of 1 in?

1 board foot is a board that is 1 foot long, 1 foot wide and 1 inch thick, so since you did not give length and with of the boards there is no way to answer your question.

### If I have a 1 by 12 board that is 10 feet long how many board feet does it contain?

If you have a board that is 1 by 12 inches that is 10 foot long you will have 10 inches of board feet. This a math problem.

### What is foot board?

A piece of wood 1" thick by 12" wide by 1' long, or the equivalent volume. The width and thickness are often planed down some. So, let's say you have a 6" wide board 2' long and 1" thick. That is 1 board foot. Or, let' s say you have a 6" wide hunk of lumber 2" thick and 1' long. That is 1 board foot. Or, to get out of the box, here, say you have a 4" by 4" hunk of lumber that is 0.75 feet long (9") long. That is 1 board foot. In other words, if you multiply the width in inches by the thickness in inches by the length in feet, you have the number of board feet.

### How many inches long is a 7 foot board?

Multiply 12 by 7 =84

### How do you figure out linear board feet?

if the board is 8 inches width by 8 foot long by 2 inches thick at \$5.50 per linear board what is the price per board?

### How long should your short board surfboard be if you are 4 foot 8?

Average Length of a Surf Board is 8 ft.

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### How is cubic board feet in timber converted into linear board feet in timber?

To convert cubic board feet to linear board feet, you need to divide the cubic footage by the thickness or width of the timber in feet. For example, if you have 100 cubic board feet of timber that is 1 foot thick, you would have 100 linear board feet. If the timber is varying in thickness or width, you would need to account for this variation when calculating linear board feet.