Studding (cont.) Per square foot of wall area. Do not subtract for openings less than 16' wide. Figures in parentheses indicate typical board feet per SF of wall area, measured on one side, and include normal waste. Add for each corner and partition from below. Costs include studding, nails. Add for plates from the section above and also, door and window opening framing, backing, let-in bracing, fire blocking, and sheathing for shear walls from the sections that follow. Labor includes layout, plumb and align.
  16" centers (.41 BF per SF) [view picture] B1@.018 SF .27 .60 .87
  20" centers (.33 BF per SF) B1@.015 SF .22 .50 .72
  24" centers (.28 BF per SF) B1@.012 SF .18 .40 .58
  Add for each corner or partition B1@.083 Ea 8.51 2.76 11.27
2" x 4", Std & Btr
  2" x 4" studs, 16" centers, per MBF — MBF 605.00 — 605.00
  12" centers (.73 BF per SF) B1@.031 SF .44 1.03 1.47
  16" centers (.54 BF per SF) B1@.023 SF .33 .77 1.10
  20" centers (.45 BF per SF) B1@.020 SF .27 .67 .94
  24" centers (.37 BF per SF) B1@.016 SF .22 .53 .75
  Add for each corner or partition B1@.083 Ea 10.30 2.76 13.06
2" x 6", Std & Btr
  2" x 6" studs, 24" centers, per MBF — MBF 617.00 — 617.00
  12" centers (1.10 BF per SF) B1@.044 SF .68 1.47 2.15
  16" centers (.83 BF per SF) B1@.033 SF .51 1.10 1.61
  20" centers (.67 BF per SF) B1@.027 SF .41 .90 1.31
  24" centers (.55 BF per SF) B1@.022 SF .34 .73 1.07
  Add for each corner or partition B1@.083 Ea 14.70 2.76 17.46
4" x 4", Std & Btr
  Installed in wall framing, with 10% waste B1@.064 LF 1.23 2.13 3.36
Door opening framing In wall studs, based on walls 8' in height. Costs shown are per each door opening and include header of appropriate size, double vertical studs each side of the opening less than 8' wide (triple vertical studs each side of openings 8' wide or wider), cripples, blocking, nails and normal waste. Width shown is size of finished opening. Figures in parentheses indicate header size
  2" x 4" wall studs, Std & Btr, opening size as shown
    2" x 4" wall studs, per MBF — MBF 605.00 — 605.00
    4" x 4" and 4" x 6" headers, per MBF — MBF 839.00 — 839.00
    4" x 8", 10", 12" and 14" headers, per MBF — MBF 920.00 — 920.00
    To 3' wide (4" x 4" header) B1@.830 Ea 18.50 27.60 46.10
    Over 3' to 4' wide (4" x 6" header) B1@1.11 Ea 22.70 37.00 59.70
    Over 4' to 5' wide (4" x 6" header) B1@1.39 Ea 25.00 46.30 71.30
    Over 5' to 6' wide (4" x 8" header) B1@1.66 Ea 31.70 55.30 87.00
    Over 6' to 8' wide (4" x 10" header) B1@1.94 Ea 49.60 64.60 114.20
    Over 8' to 10' wide (4" x 12" header) B1@1.94 Ea 62.80 64.60 127.40
    Over 10' to 12' wide (4" x 14" header) B1@2.22 Ea 78.20 73.90 152.10
    Add per foot of height for 4" walls over 8' in height — LF 2.42 — 2.42
  2" x 6" wall studs, Std & Btr, opening size as shown
    2" x 6" wall studs, per MBF — MBF 617.00 — 617.00
    6" x 4" headers, per MBF — MBF 856.00 — 856.00
    6" x 8", 10", 12" and 14" headers, per MBF — MBF 1,520.00 — 1,520.00
    To 3' wide (6" x 4" header) B1@1.11 Ea 30.30 37.00 67.30
    Over 3' to 4' wide (6" x 6" header) B1@1.39 Ea 39.50 46.30 85.80
    Over 4' to 5' wide (6" x 6" header) B1@1.66 Ea 44.70 55.30 100.00
    Over 5' to 6' wide (6" x 8" header) B1@1.94 Ea 59.00 64.60 123.60
    Over 6' to 8' wide (6" x 10" header) B1@2.22 Ea 93.80 73.90 167.70
    Over 8' to 10' wide (6" x 12" header) B1@2.22 Ea 126.00 73.90 199.90
    Over 10' to 12' wide (6" x 14" header) B1@2.50 Ea 163.00 83.30 246.30
    Add per foot of height for 6" walls over 8' in height — LF 3.70 — 3.70

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