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Offline swanlogs

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buying logs
« on: August 24, 2004, 01:05:24 PM »
I have just started buying logs for a log home company I aquired. We generally buy Engleman Spruce, Lodgepole Pine, or Larch.  I have the option of paying either $265/ton (dry),$130/ton (green), or buy using a "Spencer Scale Tape" ,I can get any for $1200 MBF. What would you do and why?

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Re: buying logs
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2004, 01:35:27 PM »
I'd buy green.
If it were white pine that would average out to about $280mbf.
I used a 24" diameter 24 foot length to extract a price of $280 mbf not including delivery.

For myself --primary interest timber frames and wooden boats.I'd prefer to work the wood green -- plus I don't think I could get it dry if I wanted it short of recycling a frame slated for demolition.
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