Boards (cont.)
  7/8" x 8" Ea 3,520.00 16.40 24.60 32.80
  7/8" x 10" Ea 3,580.00 20.90 31.30 41.80
  7/8" x 12" Ea 3,850.00 26.90 40.40 53.90
        1" x 4" Ea 3,020.00 8.05 12.10 16.10
        1" x 6" Ea 3,740.00 15.00 22.40 29.90
Clear cedar trim boards
  1" x 2" Ea 2,030.00 2.70 4.06 5.41
  1" x 3" Ea 3,950.00 7.89 11.80 15.80
  1" x 4" Ea 4,250.00 11.30 17.00 22.60
  1" x 6" Ea 4,250.00 17.00 25.50 34.00
  1" x 8" Ea 4,250.00 22.70 34.00 45.40
Red cedar boards, kiln dried
  1" x 4" Ea 2,570.00 6.85 10.30 13.70
  1" x 6" Ea 3,020.00 12.10 18.10 24.20
  1" x 8" Ea 3,350.00 17.90 26.80 35.70
Redwood boards, West Coast prices.
Add 10% to 30% for transportation to other areas.
  1" x 2" – B Grade S4S Ea 4,190.00 5.59 8.38 11.20
  1" x 3" – B Grade S4S Ea 4,050.00 8.11 12.20 16.20
  1" x 4" – B Grade S4S Ea 4,580.00 12.20 18.30 24.40
  1" x 6" – B Grade S4S Ea 4,450.00 17.80 26.70 35.60
  1" x 4" – Green Ea 2,940.00 7.82 11.70 15.60
  1" x 6" – Green Ea 3,680.00 14.70 22.10 29.40
  1" x 8" – Select S1S2E Ea 2,420.00 12.90 19.40 25.80
Boards (cont.)
Craft@Hrs Unit Material Labor Total
Lath, Redwood “A” & Better, 50 per bundle, nailed to walls for architectural treatment.
  5/16" x 1-1/2" x 4' BC@.500 Bdle 19.00 18.40 37.40
  5/16" x 1-1/2" x 6' BC@.625 Bdle 25.60 23.00 48.60
  5/16" x 1-1/2" x 8' BC@.750 Bdle 35.70 27.60 63.30
Board Siding
Pine bevel siding, 1/2" thick by 6" wide. Each linear foot of 6" wide bevel siding covers .38 square feet of wall. Do not deduct for wall openings less than 10 square feet. Add 5% for typical waste and end cutting.
      8' lengths B1@.038 SF 1.22 1.27 2.49
  12' lengths B1@.036 SF 1.20 1.20 2.40
  16' lengths B1@.033 SF 1.23 1.10 2.33
Western red cedar bevel siding. A Grade and Better, 1/2" thick by 6" wide. Each linear foot of 6" wide bevel siding covers .38 square feet of wall. Do not deduct for wall openings less than 10 square feet. Add 5% for typical waste and end cutting.
      8' lengths B1@.038 SF 4.77 1.27 6.04
  12' lengths B1@.036 SF 4.62 1.20 5.82
  16' lengths B1@.033 SF 4.70 1.10 5.80
Clear cedar 1/2" bevel siding. Vertical grain, 1/2" thick by 6" wide, kiln dried. Each linear foot of 6" wide bevel siding covers .38 square feet of wall. Do not deduct for wall openings less than 10 square feet. Add 5% for typical waste and end cutting.
      8' lengths B1@.038 SF 4.84 1.27 6.11
  12' lengths B1@.036 SF 4.88 1.20 6.08
  16' lengths B1@.033 SF 4.94 1.10 6.04
Cedar 3/4" bevel siding, 3/4" thick by 8" wide. Each linear foot of 8" wide bevel siding covers .54 square feet of wall. Do not deduct for wall openings less than 10 square feet. Add 5% for typical waste and end cutting.
      8' lengths B1@.036 SF 2.52 1.20 3.72
  12' lengths B1@.034 SF 2.50 1.13 3.63
  16' lengths B1@.031 SF 2.54 1.03 3.57

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