board foot


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board foot

A unit of cubic content used in measuring lumber; equal in volume to an area of 1 square foot having a thickness of 1 inch.
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Obviously, the goal of the rough mill is to produce a product with the minimum manufactured cost per board foot of product -- an idea often called the least cost concept.
A board foot is a unit of wood that measures a foot square and an inch thick.

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