Forestry Wood and Forest Product Volume Conversion Factors

Approximate Conversions of the Most Common Units of Wood Measure

Approximate Conversions of the Most Common Units of Wood Measure Here is a list of common wood conversions foresters, loggers and timber owners need on occasion. They are to be used for approximations only and should not be used when extreme accuracy is called for. Here are some definitions of terms used:

* A standard cord is considered a 4'x4'x8' stack of wood including bark and air space. * A board foot is a wood plank 1"x12"x1'. * MBF means thousand board feet * A log rule is a tabular system used in determining the net volumetric yield of a log. * One cubic foot is equivalent to a 12"x12"x12" solid cube of wood.

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Convert Thousand Board Feet to Cubic Feet

Cypress Log. Steve Nix

Finding the approximate wood volume conversion from thousand board feet to cubic foot measure.

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Convert Thousand Board Feet of Pine Sawtimber to Pounds and Tons

Poles at loading dock
Poles at loading dock. Photo by Steve Nix, Licensed to About.com

Approximate weight conversion for pine sawtimber from board measure to weight measure.

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Cord of Pine Pulpwood to Pounds and Tons

Pine Cord Wood. kayakaya/Flickr image

Approximate weight conversion for pine pulpwood from cord measure to weight measure.

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Cord or Hardwood Pulpwood to Pounds and Tons

Hardwood Cord Wood. Horia Varlan/Flickr image

Approximate weight conversion for hardwood pulpwood from cord measure to weight measure.

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Thousand Board Feet of Hardwood Sawtimber to Pounds and Tons

White Oak Logs. DepDep/Flickr Image

Approximate weight conversion for hardwood sawtimber from board measure to weight measure.

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Ratio of Pine Pulpwood to Pine Sawtimber

Approximate weight conversions from pine pulpwood to pine sawtimber

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Ratio of Hardwood Pulpwood to Hardwood Sawtimber

Approximate weight conversions from hardwood pulpwood to hardwood sawtimber.

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Standard Cord to Cubic Foot

Approximate wood volume conversion from standard cords to cubic foot measure.

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Solid Cord to Cubic Foot

Approximate wood volume conversion from solid cords to cubic foot measure.

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Cunit to Cubic Foot

Approximate wood volume conversion from cunit to cubic foot measure.

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Ratio of Board Feet per Cubic Foot

Approximate weight conversions from board feet to cubic feet.

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Scribner Log Rule to Doyle

Approximate wood volume conversion from Scribner log rule to Doyle log rule.

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Doyle Log Rule to Scribner

Approximate wood volume conversion from Doyle log rule to Scribner log rule.

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Scribner Log Rule to International

Approximate wood volume conversion from Scribner log rule to International log rule.

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International Log Rule to Scribner

Approximate wood volume conversion from International log rule to Scribner log rule.

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International Log Rule to Doyle

Approximate wood volume conversion from International log rule to Doyle log rule.

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Doyle Log Rule to International

Approximate wood volume conversion from Doyle log rule to International log rule.

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One Thousand Board Feet Pine to Cord

Approximate volume conversion for pine from board measure to cord measure.

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One Thousand Board Feet Hardwood to Cord

Stacked Lumber
Stacked Lumber. Texas A&M

Approximate volume conversion for hardwood from board measure to cord measure.

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Posts to Board Feet

Approximate piece conversion for poles to board foot measure.

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Ties to Board Feet

Approximate piece conversion for railroad ties to board foot measure.

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Handles to Board Feet

Approximate piece conversion for handles to board foot measure.

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Staves to Board Feet

Approximate piece conversion for barrel staves to board foot measure.

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Charcoal to Cords

Lump Charcoal
Lump Charcoal. epSos.de/Flickr image

Approximate weight conversion for charcoal to board foot measure.

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Cord of Chips to Pounds and Tons

kayakaya_cord_pine.jpg
Pine Cord Wood. kayakaya/Flickr image

Approximate weight conversion for cords of chips to pound and ton weight measure.