Board Foot Calculator

How to Calculate Board Footage

We sell most of our lumber by the board foot (a board foot is actually a measure of volume). By definition a board foot is one square foot one inch thick.

To calculate board footage use the following formulas:
Board Footage =
(width in inches x length in feet x thickness in inches) divided by 12
– or –
(width in inches x length in inches x thickness in inches) divided by 144