# How do you convert lineal feet to board feet?

## How do you convert lineal feet to board feet?

To calculate total board feet: Board Foot Factor x Length Multiply 0.5 by the length of 10 which gives total board feet of 5. Tip: Both of these previous boards measure 10 Linear Feet (LF) because, remember, LF does not take thickness and width into consideration.

### How many lineal feet are in a board?

3. LINEAL MEASURE – is the total length in feet of a board, regardless of its thickness or width, i.e. a 2 x 14 one foot long is one lineal foot. Example: A lineal foot of 3 x 5 = 1.25 bf. 2.)

#### How do I calculate board feet?

The basic calculation for board feet is:

- Thickness x Width x Length / 12 = Board Feet.
- 2 x 4 x 10 / 12 = 6.667 Board Feet.
- A 2 x 10 -16′ has 26.67 board feet:
- 2 x 10 x 16 / 12 = 26.667 Board Feet.
- PCS x T x W x L / 12 = Board Feet.
- 84 x 2 x 8 x 12 / 12 = 1,344 Board Feet.
- 1.25 x 6 x 14 / 12 = 8.75 Board Foot.

**What is the difference between board foot and linear foot?**

Lineal Foot – A lineal foot one is 1 foot in length or 12 inches. It is a measurement of a straight line. Board Foot – is actually a measurement of volume. A board foot is one square foot, one inch thick.

**How do I convert MBF to BF?**

Please provide values below to convert board feet to thousand board feet, or vice versa….Board Feet to Thousand Board Feet Conversion Table.

Board Feet | Thousand Board Feet |
---|---|

0.1 board feet | 0.0001 thousand board feet |

1 board feet | 0.001 thousand board feet |

## How many linear feet is an 8 foot board?

A 2 x 4 with a measure of 5.333334 boardfeet, is 8 feet long in lineal feet, given reasonable rounding. The quantity is for how many identical boardfeet measures you wish to include in the calculation. The default is 1; if you had 5 boards of equal boardfeet measure, you would change that to 5.

### Is board foot same as linear foot?

#### What is a board foot vs linear foot?

**What is the difference between board foot, and linear foot?**

Measure the width (W) and thickness (T) of the the board in inches.

**How many lineal feet in a board foot?**

Those are the defaults for each since 2 x 4s are the most common lumber. It can be any length in boardfeet. A 2 x 4 with a measure of 5.333334 boardfeet, is 8 feet long in lineal feet, given reasonable rounding. The quantity is for how many identical boardfeet measures you wish to include in the calculation.

## How many linear feet in a board foot?

Total BF = 20Linear Feet ⋅ 1.67 Board Feet per Linear Foot = 33.33Board Feet Total BF = 20 Linear Feet ⋅ 1.67 Board Feet per Linear Foot = 33.33 Board Feet. So, a 20 foot 2X10 is approximately 33-1/3 BF. EXAMPLE 2: Charley routinely buys large loads of standard lumber, which he uses to produce custom built cabinets.

### How to measure linear board feet?

1 x 4 – divide linear length (feet) by 3 – (length x 1/3)