A cubic yard contains 27 cubic feet.
A large contractor type wheelbarrow holds 6 cubic feet.
When you dig up soil, there is a fluff factor - there is more soil
volume because it is not densely packed.
Hope this helps, maybe better than some of the other answers.
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
Reminds me of old uncle Hank. Everyday he would leave the factory where he
worked with a small tarp draped over his wheelbarrow. At the guard shack he
would be stopped and the guard would pull back the tarp and find uncle Hanks
toolbox and lunch pail. Nothing else, just the toolbox and lunch pail.
Everyday for years it was the same routine. And everyday there was nothing
in the wheelbarrow but the toolbox and the lunch pail. Uncle Hank was
finally arrested and sent to prison. Seems he had stolen over 500
Gee... I had an "Uncle Hank" too.
My "Uncle Hank" was a friend who worked in the maintenance department
of a Fortune 100 company. He wore a jacket (with pockets) to work
every day, regardless of the weather. I asked him why and the reason
he gave was this: If I ever need to steal supplies for a project at
home, it won't raise a flag if I show up wearing a jacket on a 90
So basically this guy got dressed every morning conciously thinking
about ripping the company off.
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