Technical specie specifications for Western Red Cedar from Fantastic Floor - Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.

Western Red Cedar Wood

  • Western Red Cedar Flooring
  • Scientific Name, Other Names: Thuja plicata, Cypress, Oregon Cedar, Giant Cedar, Arborvitae, British Columbia cedar, Canoe cedar, Pacific red cedar, Shinglewood, Giant arborvitae
  • Description: Western Red Cedar is a popular softwood that sports cozy colors ranging from soft burnt sienna to creamy yellows. These tones give the wood a very rustic feel that makes it seem as if it specifically created to reflect the warm glow of a nearby fireplace. Western Red Cedar is also known for having an even and fine grain. Great for creating a cozy country look, Western Red Cedar is sure to add a feeling of warmth and comfort to any room.
  • Janka Hardness: 350 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 7,500 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 1,110 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 260
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 5.0 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 2.4 %
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