The Timberman Volume 16, Nos. 7-12

The Timberman Volume 16, Nos. 7-12

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...decline to meet that price. There is more furring on offer than can be readily absorbed and for 2-inch it is becoming difficult to get more than $20.50. Transactions have been made at $20 within the past few days. Recently there has been no increased demand for shingles. The buying has been light and the tone of the market far from strong. An increasing desire to sell is the feature of the market for white cedars. Very fair extras have been offered down to $3.20, and there are very good makes to be had for $3.35 and for one or two favorite brands five cents more is asked. The red cedars are not moving very quickly but for some of the best makes prices are well held. For British Columbia brand of extra clears 5 to 2, $3.50 is quoted. For 6 to 2, the range is $2.95 to $3.05. in the Washingtons there is a wide difference in price, and some brands are to be had at $3.25 and even less. Spruce clapboards continue to be easily sold at firm prices. For red cedars there ls a fair demand. One make is held as high as $20, but there are nice redressed and rebutted to be had for $17 to $18 per thousand. The prices following are those at which retailers can buy of the wholesale trade. Spruce prices refer to lumber 8 to 20 feet in length. For every two feet or fraction of two feet over 20 feet $1 is added when the sale is in dimension lumber. SPRUCE LUMBER. Railroad Shipments: Frames. 8-inch and under do. 9-inch........... do. 10-inch........... do. 11-inch or 12-inch........ Random, 2x4.......................... 21.0021.50 do. 2x3.. do. 2x6, 2x7 do. 2x8.. do. 2x10 do. 2x12. Spruce. cov. bds. 5 inch and up........ 19.50 20.00 Mth. spr. bd. 10, 12, 14, 16 ft............ 22.00 1 22.50 Mtch. sgr. bds. 12 ft................... 21.5022.00 Hemloc more

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