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Estimates board feet of lumber given the dimensions and number of pieces. A board foot is a unit of measure 1 foot in length by 1 foot in width by 1 inch in thickness. It is often abbreviated as FBM, BDFT or BF.

- Height: Height for a board (i.e., a 2x4x8 has a height of 2in).

- Width: Width for a board (i.e., a 2x4x8 has a width of 4in).

- Length: Length for a board (i.e., a 2x4x8 has a width of 8ft).

- Pieces: Number of pieces of lumber.

- Board Feet: Board Foot Measurement.

- Price/Board Foot: Price expressed on a per board foot basis.

- Total Cost: Cost of the materials.

How many board feet is there in 5 2x4x12s?

- Height: 2in

- Width: 4in

- Length: 12ft

- Pieces: 5

There are 40 Board Feet.

If the price per board foot is $6.50 for the example above, how much will the total price be?

- Price/Board Foot: $6.50

The total price is $260.00 for 5BF.

Height

Width

Length

Pieces

Board Feet

Price/Board Foot

Total Cost

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FBM

BDFT

BF

Board Feet Measurement