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EASTERN AROMATIC Red CEDAR Lumber

662.614.6254

                                                     

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662.614.6254

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Due to circumstances beyond or control we have suspended the sale of split rail fencing indefinitely

We handle Eastern Aromatic Red Cedar  lumber, paneling, beams and fencing

Wholesale or Retail

 

The Tree: Eastern aromatic red cedar lumber has the widest distribution of any other conifer in the eastern United States. It can reach heights of 120 feet and 4 feet in diameter. It is a "pioneer" species, being one of the first trees to invade disturbed areas. It grows very slowly, trees that are 20 years old are only about 20 feet tall with a diameter of 3 inches. Older trees have wide, fluted, buttressed bases.

General Wood Characteristics: Eastern aromatic red cedarlumber  has a thin, white sapwood, while the heartwood is red to deep reddish-brown. The sapwood may be in stripes, alternating with stripes of heartwood. The wood is moderately low in strength and stiffness, but it is high in shock resistance. It shrinks little during drying and is good dimensional stability. It is easy to work and has moderate hardness. 

Working Properties: Eastern red cedar lumber is easy to work with both hand and machine tools and has a straight grain. Eastern red cedar lumber has tight knots, which can add to the beauty of the wood. It splits easily, hold nails well and has excellent gluing properties.


Durability: The eastern aromatic cedar lumber heartwood is highly resistant to decay and attack by insects, including termites. The scent of the wood is said to be a natural insect repellent. This is documented in this report. http://esa.edoc.com/...

Nomenclature: Eastern aromatic cedar lumber, Eastern aromatic cedar lumber, Red cedar, Christmas tree, or Juniperus Virginiana. It is one beautiful finished product whether being used as flooring, paneling, fencing, cedar chest or decking.

We have it anyway you want it. Please feel free to contact me personally. Oh sorry no Xmas trees.

662-614.6254

cypressshakes@hotmail.com