Cost Per Thousand Feet

The following analysis shows the general method of estimating rough carpenter work:

Cost Of 1,000 Ft. B. M. Of Hemlock. Including Framing

1,000 ft. of hemlock............................................................

$14.00

Nails and spikes, allowing 100 lb. to 3,000 ft. of lumber, at 81.80 per 100 lb.......................................................

.60

Labor, taking 50 per cent, of the cost of material as cost of framing .............................

7.00

Cost per thousand feet B. M.......................................

$21.60

Cost Of Miscellaneous Items Of Carpentry

Class of Work.

Cost.

Remarks.

Setting window frames in wooden buildings..........

$ .30

Each; about 1 hour required.

Furring brick walls 1"X 2" strips, 12" centers.......

.02 1/2

Per sq.ft.; includes labor, material, and nails.

Furring brick walls, 1" X 2" strips, 16" centers......

.01 7/8

Per sq. ft.

Cutting holes and fitting plugs in brick walls, 12" centers .........................

.02

Per sq. ft.

Cutting holes and fitting plugs in brick walls, 16" centers ..........................

.01 3/4

Per sq. ft.

Setting window frames in brickwork......................

.50

Each; includes nails and bracing.

Door frames in brickwork

.50

Each.

Window frames in stonework .............................

1.25

Each; for ordinary work, screeded and bedded.

Window frames in stonework .......................

2.00

Each; for careful work.

Door frames in stonework

2.00

Each; for very careful work.

Furnishing and setting trimmer-arch centers...

1.25

Each.

Arch centers, 3 1/2-ft. span, 8" reveal........................

1.00

Each; includes supports and wedges.