Chicago Lumberman Volume 37

Chicago Lumberman Volume 37

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... have perked up to some extent, especially quartered and plain oak, which 5'3"" 5h'-W1 3 $99-fly gain in values. although d ere are authorities 'in the trade who say they 0 not think oak prices have yet reached their highest level. Sales of quartered white oak were made this month at $250. which is practically the Same price as mahogany. Quartered red oak has also been climbing up and is now quoted at $165. Plain white and red oak sell readily at around $125 for firsts and seconds; $85 for No, 1 common and $52 for No. 2 common. Red gum has ggne out of Sight. recent quotations being made in the neighbl'h'-i "Y $100 to $110 for flrsts and seconds and around $85 1'0!' N0. 1 common, VVhlle it is contended by many authorities in the hardwood market that prloes are already too high for comfort and that this will surely promote the use of substitutes. if maintained on these high lsvells. there are others who say that some of the: 5 must inevitably go higher. Besides. the oa men do not consider that quartered white oak in_ firsts and seconds at $250 is an exo;-higant price for such a useful and beautiful wood. r Therehhas been some export trade, but lately umors have reached this side that foreign bllverg are 1: )l_ 111181') for lumber at the prices that they are eing quoted. but in fact the exporters are able to secure very little lumber for export at any price. The latter consideration is probably as good a reason as any offered in explanation of the 5lWn8 down of export trade. Rhlnelander. Wis.---A manufacturer writes: "It looks as though before the first of November there will be but very little hemlock left in Northern Vifisconsin, in fact, in this particular city three mills have more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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