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Red oak siding job
« on: September 11, 2020, 09:40:59 PM »
Got a message from some one that is very adamant about putting Red Oak up for siding an im ok with that an all just not sure how to change for that. It would be my logs. They need 1" boards 16 feet long and up to 8" wide. Around 2000 board feet. Just looking for some rough numbers on how you guys would go about pricing that 🤔

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Re: Red oak siding job
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2020, 10:03:08 PM »
Well for siding it will have to be a pretty decent grade, and likely dry.  I would figure it at the value of the oak green, then a cost to re-edge it after it dries, meaning I would price it at 9"-10" wide green at the going BF rate, then add in a cost to handle it again after it dries and you re-size it.

Yes, you could just ship it out the door green, but unless this is a "rustic" cabin you will likely have a not so happy customer spreading the word about you. 

I have found that sometimes you have to educate the customer on what they actually need, vs what they think they can get away with if you want a good reputation.  
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Re: Red oak siding job
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2020, 10:13:41 PM »
Well for siding it will have to be a pretty decent grade, and likely dry.  I would figure it at the value of the oak green, then a cost to re-edge it after it dries, meaning I would price it at 9"-10" wide green at the going BF rate, then add in a cost to handle it again after it dries and you re-size it.

Yes, you could just ship it out the door green, but unless this is a "rustic" cabin you will likely have a not so happy customer spreading the word about you.

I have found that sometimes you have to educate the customer on what they actually need, vs what they think they can get away with if you want a good reputation.  
I explained that to them an  I agree. They Told me its going on a pole barn an they didn't mind the gaps. 


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