Hardwood 101 – Cedar Lumber

Cedar Lumber

Cedar lumber has been used for centuries by societies throughout the world.

Cedar lumber is one popular option due to its unique and delicate fragrance. It is a highly aromatic wood and is a natural repellent to moths, mildew, and mustiness.

Cedar lumber is popularly used for furniture, such as chests and closets, because it keeps your clothes moth hole free! It is also used for cabinet building, paneling, shingles, buckets, posts, and poles.

Check out the discovery of the first ancient remains of Egyptian seafaring ships, inside two man made caves on Egypt’s Red Sea coast. Archaeologists found well-preserved timber, including cedar beams and planks.

Cedar is a beautiful choice in domestic lumber, with important wood working qualities as well. Cedar sapwood is a light cream color, while its heartwood is dull to bright pinkish-red, sometimes with a purple-red tinge and often streaked a deep reddish-brown. It has a Janka hardness of 900, which means it is durable and easy to work with.

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