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Ian Dalziel

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Hi All,
I have been trying to work out how much timber is in a cubic foot,
the timber yard i approached will only give me a price in cubic tonnes 'dohh' and i'm struggling to get my quantities.
I'm trying to buy some american white oak which they only have 100mm x 25mm x 3600mm in stock and couldnt give me a cubic foot price at the time i phoned, i think i got the new start.
I worked out that i needed 180mm x 20mm x 1250mm in a quantity of 10off for the job i wanted and could join the boards but my brain seems to have stopped functioning today
can any one shed some light on how to work out cubic foot sizes

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Ask google like this....

180mm * 20mm * 1250mm in (foot)^3

Type it into goggle directly as it is, and it'll give you the answer?




Or how about in meters cubed?

180mm * 20mm * 1250mm in meters^3
(= 0.0045 meters^3)


or how about in teaspoons?

e.g.

180mm * 20mm * 1250mm in teaspoons

= 912.978609 US teaspoons

So how much is a teaspoon you ask?

912.978609 US teaspoons = 38.0407754 half US cups

And on an on.....

38. in roman numerals = XXXVIII


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1 cubic meters = 35.3146667 cubic feet

180mm x 20mm x 1250mm in a quantity of 10off = .18m x .02m x 1.25m x 10 = 0.045 cubic metres = 0.045 x 35.3146667 = 1.59 cubic feet

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OK, I forgot to multiple it up by the 10 pieces, but google has the correct answer. :lol:

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Ian Dalziel

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Superb Gents,
i didnt know you could do that with google, these web search engines are not as daft as they look.
once again thanks

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And here's someone elso who didn't know about that Google function....Very nice.
 
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If you've received info from the US they should at least be able to give you a 'board foot' price (white oak should be about $12, or was a couple of years ago when I last bought some). Simply multiply that by 12 for the cubic foot price.
 
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