Board Foot


  • A measurement of lumber that is equal to 1 inch thick, 1 foot long, and 1 foot wide.

measurement, square foot

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Acre Foot (AF) Acronym,
    • The water or other material needed to cover an acre of land one foot deep. Equivalent to exactly 43,560 cubic feet.
  • Dimension Plans Definition,
    • Diagrams that show location of building outlines and other improvements on a lot, but which are not as detailed as blueprints.
  • Square Footage Definition,
    • The area within a building, calculated by measuring the rooms by length and width.
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