rhode island location.
Before I go to the local mill, any ideas of what to expect for pricing for
1x8 rough sawn cedar?? doing a board&batten barn in my backyard. also, if
you have recommendations for who I should go and see for the lumber, that
would be helpful.
$750/MBF for eastern white here in MI, but that's as it comes off the log.
1x8 is getting up into the higher grade stuff.
In vertical applications like board/batten, you might want to consider
hemlock, which is not highly desired, or even true poplars, both available
in wide boards for cheap, and hanging on barns unpainted for decades around
Not sure if this will help on the right coast but I've been sourcing
some materials for a new product idea, needing Cedar. I found this
Western Red Cedar organization to be a really helpful site. They have
a dealer locator on the site somewhere. http://www.wrcla.org /
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