# How To Convert Board Feet To Square Feet

## What is the formula for calculating board feet?

For instance a 2 x 6 also equals one board foot for each foot of length. Board footage is calculated by multiplying the nominal thickness in inches (T) by the nominal width in inches (W) by the actual length in feet (L) and dividing by 12. The formula is: T x W x L = Board ft. via

## What is 12 ft by 5ft in square feet?

The square footage of a room 12 feet wide by 12 feet long is 144 square feet. Find the square footage by multiplying the width (12 ft) by the length (12 ft). via

## How do you calculate Ghan's feet?

• From feet: length (ft) × width (ft) × height (ft) = cubic feet.
• From inches: length (in) × width (in) × height (in) ÷ 1728 = cubic feet.
• From yards: length (yd) × width (yd) × height (yd) × 27 = cubic feet.
• ## What is the first step in solving board foot?

• First, measure the length of the board in feet.
• Next, measure the width of the board in inches.
• Then, measure the count (board thickness) in quarters of an inch.
• Next, multiply width (inches) x length (feet) x count.
• Finally, divide the result by 12.
• ## How do I calculate board feet in Excel?

• board length [feet]
• width [ft or inches]
• thickness [in]
• ## What are board feet for?

The board foot is used to measure rough lumber (before drying and planing with no adjustments) or planed/surfaced lumber. An example of planed lumber is softwood 2 × 4 lumber sold by large lumber retailers. via

## What does sq ft look like?

What is a square foot? One square foot is a square that's 12 inches on each side. In any given space, you can multiply the length by the width to get the total square footage. For example, a closet that's 4 feet long and 3 feet wide is 12 square feet. via

## How many sq ft is a 10x12 room?

Area of the floor or ceiling: Multiply the length by the width (10 feet x 12 feet = 120 square feet of area). via

## What is the average cost to mud and tape drywall?

On average, expect to pay a professional anywhere from \$0.35 to \$0.80 per square foot to tape, mud and sand the drywall to prep it to be painted. This price will not include the paint or primer. For instance, a 500 square foot room can cost anywhere from \$175 to \$400 to tape and finish the drywall process. via

## How much does it cost to drywall 1000 square feet?

For example, if your wall surface is 1000 square feet and you're using 4′ x 8′ sheets, then the number of sheets needed is 1000 / 32, or 31.25. via