3284 W. Industrial Loop

       Coeur d'Alene, ID  83815

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This page provides general information on Log Scaling in Idaho


A publication titled Log Scaling in Idaho gives an overview of Idaho log scaling practices.  It is intended as an educational guide to provide general information about log scaling in non-technical language.  You can download a copy by clicking this title:

Log Scaling in Idaho 2015.doc  (MS Word format, about 550 KB in size)


An online version of Log Scaling in Idaho can be viewed by following the section links listed below.  The chapter sections in the online version have been rearranged for ease in viewing.  Some of these sections may take a minute or more to load, depending on your browser connection speed.

Section 1 - Log Scaling Overview

Section 2 - How to Determine the Scale of a Log

Section 2A - Board Foot Volume Chart

Section 3 - Log Manufacturing Guidelines



Some general information about Cubic Scaling is contained in these documents:

(Note: These are  "PDF" documents; to open, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed).


Basic Information about Cubic Scaling (pdf file, about 50KB in size)

Slideshow - Basic Cubic Scaling (pdf file, about 950 KB in size)