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Lineal Footage to Board Footage Conversion
To convert to board footage multiply the lineal footage by:
1 x 4 0.3333 5/4 x 4 0.4167 2 x 4 0.6667 4 x 4 1.3333
1 x 6 0.5000 5/4 x 6 0.6250 2 x 6 1.0000 6 x 6 3.0000
1 x 8 0.6667 5/4 x 8 0.8333 2 x 8 1.3333 8 x 8 5.3333
1 x 10 0.8333 5/4 x 10 1.0417 2 x 10 1.6667 10 x 10 8.3333
1 x 12 1.0000 5/4 x 12 1.2500 2 x 12 2.0000 12 x 12 12.0000

Square Footage to Lineal Footage Conversion
Product Take the Square Footage and multiply by:
5/4 x 6 Trex Decking 2.10
5/4 x 6 Wood Decking 2.18
1 x 4 Patterns 3.84
1 x 6 Patterns 2.34
1 x 8 Patterns 1.74
1 x 6 Bevel Siding 3.00
1 x 8 Bevel Siding 2.00
1 x 8 Channel Rustic 1.74
1 x 10 Channel Rustic 1.36
***If using exact square footage, add 5% for waste.


James Hardie Siding Conversion Chart
Plank Size
Square 6 1/4" 7 1/4" 8 1/4" 12"
1 20 17 14 9
2 40 33 29 19
3 60 50 43 28
4 80 67 57 37
5 100 83 71 47
6 120 100 86 56
7 140 117 100 65
8 160 133 114 74
9 180 150 129 84
10 200 167 143 93


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