Pain, William (1730?-1790?) / Pain's British Palladio, or, The builder's general assistant.
Prices for Carpenter's Day-Bills., p. 4
 Prices for CARPENTER's DAY-BILLS. For each man per day For every single hour For a pair of sawyers cutting old stuff, per day Fir-timber, per foot cube Ditto, for use and waste in shoring Ditto, for good old fir-timber Ditto, for good old oak-timber Ditto, for new oak, in scantling not more than 12 feet and 10 inches square Ditto, for new oak, die-square All oak timbers of larger scantlings to increase proportionally in price. Retail prices of DEALS, BATTENS, &c. Length of deals. 10 feet 12 feet 14 feet Thickness 3 inches 2 1/2 inches 2 inches 1 1/2 inches 1 1/4 inches 1 inch 3/4 inch Slit deal Feather-edge Length of battens. 10 feet 12 feet 14 feet Thickness 3 inches 2 1/2 inches 2 inches 1 1/2 inch 1 1/4 inch 1 inch 3/4 inch Slit deal Feather-edge For all deals 11 inches wide, add 1/6th of the above price. Clean and second-best whole deals, at per foot superficial. Clean Second-best Clean steps Second-best All other thickness in proportion. Preparing inch white deal flooring-boards, fit for laying, 10 feet boards, from 2d to For 12 feet boards, from 2 1/2d to For 14 feet, from 4d to Yellow whole deal flooring-boards, well prepared, fir for laying 10 feet, from 2d 1/2 to 3d. 12 feet, from 3d to 3d 1/2 14 feet, from 4d to 4d 1/2 Wainscot, measured neat, at per foot superficial Mahogany, measured neat, at per foot superficial PIECES OF DEAL, At per foot run, At per foot superf. PIECES OF BATTENS, At per foot run, At per foot superf. OAK PLANK, at per foot superficial, Thickness. New planks. Old planks. Oak wedges, per pair, Fir wedges, per pair, All other sizes to be charged in proportion. Lead-weights, per pound Iron sash-weights, Small box-pulleys and pins, each 2 inch ditto, each Wainscot pulleys and boxing, each Common red and white line per yard Good white line, per yard Best white flax-line, per yard Glue, per pound Screws, per dozen Nails and brads, per hundred. Forty-penny nails Thirty-penny nails Two-shilling nails Twenty-penny nails Ten-penny nails Six-penny nails Four-penny nails Three-penny nails Two-penny nails All larger nails, hold-shafts, wall-hooks, &c. 6d. per pound. Side-hinges, per pair HL-hinges, per pair But-hinges, per pair Garnet hinges, per pair With screws With screws and nails For all locks, or other ironmongery goods, not here inserted add one-fifth to the prime-cost.
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