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Random Lengths Previous Framing Lumber and Previous Structural Panel Composite Prices, by month.

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Random Lengths Previous Framing Lumber Composite Price - by Month

Figures below are for the formula used from September 1994 through March 2003. The previous framing lumber composite price was a weighted average of 15 key framing lumber prices. Included are #2 or Std&Btr 2x4s of KD Hem-Fir (Spokane), KD Southern Pine (westside), KD Western S-P-F, KD eastern S-P-F (Boston) and green Douglas Fir (Portland); #2&Btr 2x10s of KD Hem-Fir (Redding), KD Southern Pine (westside), KD Western S-P-F and green Douglas Fir (Portland); and studs of KD Hem-Fir (Coast), KD Fir & Larch, KD Southern Pine, KD Western S-P-F, KD Eastern S-P-F (Boston) and green Douglas Fir (Portland).  Spreadsheet/Database Label:  LBWH
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Prices are $ per thousand board feet

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Yearly
Avg
1980 230 236 207 168 190 215 221 214 195 199 213 204 208
1981 204 201 205 226 217 214 218 198 179 169 169 182 199
1982 175 169 177 177 175 188 182 169 164 166 187 201 178
1983 236 232 239 241 268 270 250 210 196 208 205 224 232
1984 224 239 244 225 202 195 190 196 184 184 192 204 207
1985 201 202 192 201 234 233 214 192 196 190 186 193 203
1986 199 200 236 244 230 212 210 221 223 212 219 212 218
1987 226 246 246 245 238 258 257 258 257 232 224 235 244
1988 239 248 244 247 236 248 249 219 220 221 230 233 236
1989 247 247 245 243 243 250 256 235 235 237 223 229 241
1990 232 245 248 261 247 243 237 220 214 203 202 206 230
1991 205 206 219 234 255 297 256 226 225 224 240 244 236
1992 266 305 325 309 293 269 258 269 278 261 290 319 287
1993 368 449 490 422 333 312 296 341 370 399 453 499 394
1994 491 476 459 377 416 404 390 396 363 382 402 370 411
1995 381 383 360 336 317 292 331 327 345 320 324 332 337
1996 329 346 353 366 416 409 402 442 443 421 459 428 401
1997 436 444 433 457 444 427 429 413 393 378 379 369 417
1998 359 375 369 369 331 332 345 355 326 332 340 350 349
1999 373 386 393 395 421 459 480 404 388 357 385 384 402
2000  387  385  381  354  326  331  304  287  291  277  283  271 323 
2001 265 285 301 324 402 365 324 334 309 275 284 277 312 
2002 297 317 339 325 313 302 309 292 279 274 265 271 299 
2003 278 295 277                    

Random Lengths Previous Structural Panel Composite Price - by Month

The rise of OSB as a percentage of overall panel production forced a change in the Structural Panel Composite Price formula in July 1998. Figures below are for the formula used from January 1993 through June 1998.  The previous composite was a weighted average of 10 key panel items: 15/32-inch 3-ply sheathing, 23/32-inch underlayment, 15/32 BC sanded, and 19/32-inch siding; Western 1/2-inch 5-ply sheathing, 23/32-inch underlayment, 15/32-inch AC sanded, and 19/32-inch 18-patch siding; and OSB (North Central) 7/16-inch and 23/32-inch T&G. Spreadsheet/Database Label:  PALR
Prices are $ per thousand square feet

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Yearly
Avg
1989 226 228 228 228 236 251 280 262 282 316 292 245 256
1990 243 246 246 269 249 242 229 221 213 206 205 203 231
1991 196 199 211 226 267 307 273 244 251 231 241 244 241
1992 271 318 314 298 292 283 280 320 355 306 321 345 309
1993 388 417 403 352 311 309 301 320 331 319 356 369 348
1994 360 352 348 321 354 353 361 383 392 392 427 394 370
1995 371 370 375 370 360 349 382 388 391 381 353 338 369
1996 322 326 318 320 337 316 311 339 355 323 318 309 325
1997 304 319 325 310 316 325 320 326 333 319 332 311 320
1998 308 318 310 321 315 319 360 393 371 337 357 349 335
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