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Antique lumber prices?

Posted by kelvance (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 18, 12 at 11:37

Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could help me with what antique lumber is going for? I am getting ready to tear down my old home and have a guy from a vintage log company to check it out, and I don't want to get jipped on the prices. I can only find what the reclaimed compaines sell them for, not what they pay for them.

Heres is what I have:
pine trim (excellent condition)
maple flooring (around 1000sq ft, all in good shape)
chesnut and hemlock (walls floor joists etc.)
thanks:)


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my guess 50% less than retail


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thanks:)


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RE: Antique lumber prices?

of course that will depend, are you removing the wood from the house, pulling any nails or screws and stacking it for them to pick up with a fork lift of some sort. If they have to do anything other than pick the wood up the price will go down accordingly.


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