3 inch vs 5 inch red oak cost

firsttimebuildMarch 30, 2011

We are currently building a house and had been spec'd 3 inch red oak, which they will finish on site. We just inquired and were told that to upgrade to 5 inch would be an additional $1/sq ft. That seems excessive given the raw cost I am finding online? Does this seem appropriate? Any thoughts are appreciated!!! Thank you

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Wider wood in the same grade always costs more since it is harder to find.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2011 at 1:51PM
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Sounds about right to me..3 inch vs 5 inch is quite a difference in cost.

    Bookmark   March 31, 2011 at 12:56AM
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