Ashlar

The walls between base sill and water-table are faced with ashlar, which extends around main walls to porches, and all porch piers are built of ashlar.

Quantities.

Sq. Ft.

Facing for cellar walls, 78 lineal ft. X 2 ft. 3 in....

175.5

Porch piers, 29 1/4 lineal ft. X 2 ft. 3 in........

65.8

241.3

Cost.

The estimated cost of ashlar is based on the following analysis:

Cost of 1 Square Foot of Ashlar.

Cost of stone,bluestone facing............

$0.30

Hauling stone, say 1/10 of cost of stone........

.03

Mortar............

.01

Labor, estimating 80 sq. ft. per day for 2 masons and 1 laborer:

2 masons, at $3 per day........

.075

1 laborer, at $1.50 per day........

.02

Cost per square foot....................

$0.44

Summary.

From the foregoing quantities, the ashlar amounts to 241.3 square feet, which, at 44 cents per square foot, will make the total cost of ashlar. $106.17

Cut Stone. Quantities And Cost

Cost per Ft.

Total Cost.

Base, or ground sill, extendingunder porches (except under stone steps) and along exposed main walls, 172 ft., 5" x ll" and 6"x 8" dressed and chamfered sandstone..........

$0.60

$103.20

Water-table, extending around main walls, 178 ft. 6 in., 6" X 10" dressed and chamfered sandstone.......

.60

107.10

Lintel course, extending over brick walls, 125 lineal ft, 6"X 10" dressed sandstone............

.60

75.00

12 dressed sandstone window sills, cut with lug and drip, 5"x 8", 55f lineal ft.................

.60

33.45

Cost per Ft.

Total Cost.

Cut-stone jambs for main door, 10" X 10", 19 1/2 lineal ft............

$1.75

$34.13

1 door sill, 6" X 10", 5 3/4 lineal ft.....

1.00

5.75

Coping on area walls, 3"x l6", 12 lineal ft................

.60

7.20

Porch steps, 8" X 12", 57 lineal ft., dressed sandstone..............

1.25

71.25

9 bluestone steps, for outside cellar entrance, 4' X 12" X 2"........

.25

9.00

Bluestone lintel for kitchen fireplace, 6' X 12" X 6"............

1.00

6.00

Cut stone for main chimney..........

15.00

Labor, setting lintels, sills, etc.:

1 mason, 8 days, at $3.00 per day...

24.00

2 laborers, 8 days each, at $1.50 per day.

24.00

Total cost of cut stone...............

$515.08

CONCRETE FOOTINGS AND FLOOR.

Quantities.

Footings, as per "Excavation for

Footings," 486.7 cu. ft. 27.......

18.3 cu. yd.

Concrete floor:

Sq. Ft.

Area of cellar excavation.......

1,740.2

Deduct area of footings.........

584.3

1,155.9

Add for 6-inch strip over inner projection of wall footings, 165' x 6"..........

82.5

Add for projection on both sides of interior walls, 79' X 6"...

38.5

Add for projection over chimney-footing, 31' 6".......

15.5

Total area of concrete floor,

1,292.4

=

143.6 sq. yd.

Cost.

The estimates for concrete footings and floor are based on the following analyses of costs:

Cost of 1 Cubic Yard of Concrete.

1 barrel of Rosendale cement........

$1.25

3 barrels of sand, or 1/3 load, at $1.50 per load....

.50

1 cu. yd. (about 6 barrels) of broken stone.....

1.50

Mason, 1/4 day, at $2.50..........

.62

Laborer, 1 day, at $1.50.............

1.50

Total...................

$5.37

Cost of 1 Square Yard of Cellar Floor.

Concrete, 4 1/2 inches thick, at $5.37 per cubic yard..

$0.67

Sand bed, 6 inches thick, approximately 1 barrel..

.17

Spreading sand.............

.03

1/ 12 barrel of Portland cement for 1/2-inch finishing coat, at $2.60 per barrel...............

.21

1/12 barrel of white sand, at $1.00 per barrel.....

.08

Mixing and speading surface layer............

.08

Cost per square yard..............

$1.24

Summary.

Footing concrete, as per foregoing figures, 18.3 cu. yd. at $5.37 per cu. yd.........

$98.27

Concrete floor, 143.6 sq. yd. at $1.24 per sq. yd. .

178.06

Total cost of concrete............

$276.33

RECAPITULATION OF COST OF STONEWORK.

Rubble masonry......

$416.83

Ashlar masonry.......

106.17

Cut stone.........

515.08

Concrete footings and floor.......

276.33

Total cost of stonework.............

$1,314.41