Spanish Cedar Lumber

Spanish Cedar Lumber

Spanish Cedar

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spanish cedar
DESCRIPTIONSpanish Cedar heartwood is pale pinkish-brown when freshly cut, becoming red or dark reddish-brown. Sapwood pale pinkish-beige. Grain is straight, sometimes shallowly interlocked with a moderately coarse texture.
Weight averages about 30lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

Central & South America

BOTANICAL NAMECedrela Odorata
OTHER NAMESAcajou, Ceder, Cedre Rouge, South American Cedar
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESModerately good steam bending characteristics. The wood is strong in relation to its weight.
WORKING PROPERTIESEasy to work with hand and power tools. Sharp cutting tools required to avoid woolliness. Staining and polishing can be difficult due to presence of gum, but good finish is obtainable with suitable filling. Holds nails and screws well and glues satisfactorily.
DURABILITYDurable. Susceptible to attack by powder post beetle, but resistant to termites. Heartwood is extremely resistant to preservative treatment. Sapwood is permeable.
SEASONINGDries rapidly with minor warping, slight checking and end splitting. Low temperature kiln drying recommended to avoid distortion or collapse. Very small movement.
USESThe premier wood used for cigar humidor interiors. Also used for furniture, cabinets, paneling, flooring, boat building, skins of racing boats, clothing chests, decorative veneers, plywood and panel core stock.
COMMENTSThis wood is not a true cedar.

Spanish Cedar Lumber

janka hardness: 600
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Spanish Cedar

4/4
$7.30
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Spanish Cedar

8/4
$7.70
Bulk Discounts Available
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