# How to read a doyle log scale

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The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by: If the logs are longer than 18', you can double the volume. Five inches gets you 4 saw, 6 inches is the break to 3 saw for all softwoods. I will have to do some math and get back to you.

I still see International as the fairest and most accurate of the log rules. This may help me some. Oh, by the way Ron and I did develop a Boardfoot Calculator that allows you to add your company information And remembers it between uses and also custiomers name and info, then tallies all the lumber and species of individual lumber to a print form Where you can print it out.

Doyle log scale

Locate that row on the scale. All three of the scales estimate logs closely in the medium to larger size range, but the Doyle underestimates footage on the smaller logs.

Tillaway Forester Posts: March 5, 2018 at 5: My scale starts at 10ft goes to 18ft in 2ft incr, it does not have 8ft on it: October 10, 2013 at 1: The printable version above has more increments on it, but it is basically the same and is used in conjunction with a tape measure.

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January 20, 2002, 04: Move over on the scale to that length column. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: September 24, 2013 at 3: I had no idea how to figure the board feet.

The logs seem bigger than the actual measurement. Call Scott at 314-574-6036.

## Doyle Log Scale: How To Determine Board Feet In A Log

I started off doing that for self preservation, and then continued through the years on occasion out of my own sense of curiosity. For easy figuring by customers I charge 20 cents per inch of diam, times the length of log in feet.

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