Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar - colour variation

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Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar - Thuja plicata


Heartwood is variable, from pale brown to dark brown. Texture fine, but uneven due to the prominent growth rings. Grain straight. Commonly used for cladding, external joinery, furniture, window sashes and frames, roofing shingles and shakes and boat building.

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Western Red Cedar is grown in North America.  Heartwood is variable, from pale to dark brown, sapwood is yellowish white.  Texture fine, but uneven due to the prominent growth rings. Grain straight. Western Red Cedar weathers well and is highly resistant to decay.  Commonly used for cladding, external joinery, furniture, window sashes and frames, roofing shingles and shakes and boat building.

Density kg/m3 dry 350
Hardness (janka) kN 1.5
Colour  Pale brown to dark brown 
Finish Good
Stability  Excellent
Durability  Durable
Availability  Available 

 Also available in cladding, panelling and architraves - please contact us for further details.