Western Red Cedar

Western red cedar is a heartwood with variations in colour from pale brown to richer dark brown, giving it a reddish look. The sapwood is a paler yellowish white colour. It has a fine texture and straight grain with growth rings often visible.

Details

  • Botanical Name: Thuja Plicata
  • Country of origin: Canada
  • Density: 385 Kg / m3
  • Durability: Very Durable
  • Shrinkage: Very low
  • Machines and glues well

Uses

  • Cladding (weather boards)
  • exterior joinery
  • mouldings
  • interior joinery