Determining your lumber costs based on the unit of measure you purchase the material in versus the Tracking Level you selected for that material in the Inventory module, can add time to what should be fast and easy.


If you buy your material by other units of measure than board foot, you can easily determine your costs using a calcula


Unlike linear footage, the board footage is a measurement of volume. It is used when purchasing multiple boards of lumber in various sizes. By definition, one board foot of lumber is one square foot that is one inch thick.


There are many websites that will calculate cost values for you. One that we like, simple to use and flexible:  OMNI Calculator


https://www.omnicalculator.com/construction/board-foot


Whether metric or Imperial - this is one of the easiest calculators to use.





Linear Foot to Board Foot Calculator


Calculate TIME: Seconds to Minutes and Minutes to Seconds  : Direct link to website - article coming.