Board foot calculator

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Fill out all of the fields in the yellow-shaded area, then click the "Calculate" button. Results will appear in the green-shaded area. After viewing your results, you may change some or all of your inputs and recalculate the results.

1. Nominal thickness (T) inches
2. Nominal width (W) inches
3. Length (L) feet
4. Number of boards (optional)
5. Price per board foot (optional)
A. Total board feet (BF)
= (( line 1 x line 2 x line 3 ) ÷ 12 ) x line 4
B. Cost
= line 5 x line A

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