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Offline Jamier

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on: June 12, 2021, 02:49:49 PM
I bought a 5’x5’ x3/4” sheet of Baltic Birch today. It was $125. Two weeks ago I bought two sheets of the same. It was $95/sheet. Two months ago the same sheet was $45.WTF?

Jamie

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Offline Natural Sound

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Reply #1 on: June 13, 2021, 04:22:10 AM
Have you been to the grocery store lately? I'd like to comment further but this isn't the place for political discussion.  :-\



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Reply #2 on: July 14, 2021, 05:52:13 AM
Coming out of Covid, contractors are buying lots of materials, including cabinet materials, guys.

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Reply #3 on: July 14, 2021, 06:40:02 AM
The owner at the CNC shop where we get the Jager panels made says it's not so much increased demand as the fact that factories were closed and/or short staffed at the beginning of the pandemic and that created a shortage that is taking a while to get caught up on. The optimists are saying prices will come back down. The pessimists are saying "when?"

Which reminds me - we have one set of Jager cabinet panels left from the last run we did. Price will likely go up on the next run, so...

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Offline oguinn

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Reply #4 on: July 14, 2021, 07:00:50 AM
I'd read that lumber futures were much lower recently, so hopefully that has an impact on prices in the medium term.

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