..... man, anyone priced common lumber lately? I have a Deck I built from Western red Cedar 20 years ago. I spent a lot of time and it's a bit a craft project. I hand selected each 2 x 4 for grain and few if any knots. The deck support beams are some 6 x 16" Fir salvage beams I bought. At this point a rebuild is necessary for some parts. The but ends of the Cedar 2 x 4's are starting to rot on some where the deck screws went in. I have decorative posts supporting the railing which are about 8" diameter logs I cut myself. A few of these untreated posts are getting rotten. The steps on both ends are 6" x 12" Fir beams. I was pricing some replacement wood the other and . WTF? No wonder houses are so expensive now days.