Cedar, Western Red (Aromatic)


The timber works easily with both hand and machine tools, bit its relatively brittle nature can cause splintering.

  • North America

Data sheet

Colour / Appearance Pale pinkish-brown to dark brown
Grain / Texture Typically straight grain, usually with knots present. Has a very fine even texture.
Janka Hardness 900 lbf (4,000 N)
Uses Western red cedar is one of the most durable softwoods available. Used as shingles, vertical cladding, weatherboards, greenhouses, interior trim, poles, posts and fencing