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# Plywood calculator

Answers the question: How many plywood sheets do I need?

This plywood calculator will calculate how many plywood sheets you need. The calculator will deduct the size of doors and windows. The final number of plywood sheets is rounded up.

## Results

Number of plywood sheets needed: 24

Total plywood cost: $ 504

As this plywood calculation is an estimate, we recommend adjusting for some waste. A plywood sheet or two extra will always come in handy!

## Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

### Number of plywood sheets needed was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable da. da = door area in square meters.

Step 2

Then we need to calculate the variable wa. wa = window area in square meters.

Step 3

Then we need to calculate the variable pl. pl = total plywood area in square meters.

Step 4

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

### Total plywood cost was calculated like this:

### Variables used in this formula

l = Room length in meters

h = Wall height in meters

Depending on your choice when selecting plywood size (height and width) a constant is applied as the variable dw in the formula.

Plywood size (height and width) | dw |
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600 x 2400 | 144 |

600 x 2600 | 156 |

1200 x 2400 | 288 |

1200 x 2600 | 312 |

1200 x 2700 | 324 |

1200 x 3000 | 360 |

900 x 2400 | 216 |

900 x 2700 | 243 |

p = Price per plywood sheet