Calculators and Tools

Here you can find calculators and tools relating to construction and building.

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Log Weight Calculator for Any Wood Species

This log weight calculator will estimate the weight and density of any species and any size green (freshly cut) log ...
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Board Foot Calculator for Lumber

The board foot calculator below will calculate the board feet and volume (cubic ft) of any piece or pieces of ...
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Wall R-Value Calculator for Wood Framed Walls

This wall R-value calculator will estimate the total effective R-value for any wood stud framed wall. Assumptions: The wall is ...
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Standard Heights for Light Switches, Outlets & More

Here you can find standard heights for light switches, outlets, countertops, vanities, showerheads and shower valves, tables, stools, wall sconces, ...
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Post Hole Calculator for Concrete Embedded Posts

With this post hole calculator you can estimate the diameter, depth, and amount of concrete/gravel needed for post installation. To ...
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Plywood Weight Calculator for CDX, OSB & More

The plywood weight calculator below will help estimate the total weight of any size and any type of plywood product ...
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Lumber Weight Calculator for Any Wood Species

The lumber weight calculator below will estimate the weight, specific gravity, and density of any species of wood. To calculate ...
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Boulder Wall Calculator for Retaining Walls

With the boulder wall calculator below you can estimate the tons of boulders needed for a boulder retaining wall. You ...
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Picture Hanging Calculator with Gallery Spacings

This picture hanging calculator will give you the locations where the nail(s)/screw(s) should be fastened on the wall. It will ...
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Ceiling Fan Downrod Length Calculator

With this ceiling fan downrod length calculator you can estimate the minimum and maximum size downrod needed for your ceiling ...
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