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board foot

n. pl. board feet Abbr. bd. ft. or BF
A unit of cubic measure for lumber, equal to one foot square by one inch thick.
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board foot

n
(Units) a unit of board measure: the cubic content of a piece of wood one foot square and one inch thick
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board′ foot`



n.
the basic unit of board measure, equal to the cubic contents of a piece of lumber one foot square and one inch thick. Abbr.: bd. ft.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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Noun1.board foot - the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
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According to police reports, Manuel Layugan, 38, and Christian Maranan, 26, both farmers, were caught transporting illegally sawn lauan logs of about 254 board feet with an estimated worth of P10,000 at around 1 a.m.
Gilberto DC Cruz, regional director of Caraga Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) also said the operation recovered a total volume of 5,284.53 board feet of illegally-cut Lauan lumbers and Narra flitches.
South, a region that is home to some of the fastest growing housing markets in the U.S." "As a result of this acquisition," he said in a news release, "our total annual lumber production capacity has increased by approximately 50 percent to 1.1 billion board feet and our total annual production capacity in the U.S.
The operation resulted in the confiscation of 1,239.67 board feet of lauan lumber and 62 pieces of sudiang lumber with an estimated volume of 471.90 board feet with a total market value worth P38,257.80.
Loggers cut 3.79 billion board feet of timber last year from public and private forests, according to data released Monday by the Oregon Department of Forestry.
The deal, which includes three sawmills in the state of Georgia with aggregate annual capacity of 360m board feet, was agreed at a price of USD80m (EUR61.6m), inclusive of working capital.
The company produces more than 230 million board feet of hardwood lumber each year, with annual capacity of 95 million board feet of kiln-dried lumber.
More than 3 billion board feet of usable lumber from urban old-growth trees is wasted every year by municipalities.
Of interest to wood and mixed C&D recyclers, the story's author also writes, "[M]eanwhile, the 60 billion board feet (140 million m 3) of CCA-treated lumber that's been put in service over the past 40 years is getting old; huge quantities are coming out of service and being disposed of, posing an environmental nightmare."
When ordering these NSNs, the unit of issue is board feet (BF).

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