- Determine the total area of exterior walls to be covered. _______sq.ft.
- Determine the area of the gable ends to be covered. (G x W x 1/2) _______sq.ft.
- Subtract the area of windows, doors etc. _______sq.ft.
- Add a waste factor of 8% _______sq.ft.
Total Square Footage _______sq.ft.
Multiply the Total Square Footage _______ sq.ft. X 1.9 = _______ Linear ft. of log siding
This formula is for 2×8 log siding with a stack height of 6 1/2 ” to 6 5/8 “.
Determine the height of each outside corner in feet. Add all your corners together to determine the total footage of corners.
Total height of corners in feet______ X 3.75 =_____ log corners you will need.
example: 4 corners 8 ft. tall 32 ft X 3.75 = 120 log corners