Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
Aromatic Red Cedar boards tend to be knotty and narrow because this is a very slow-growing species, and most trees harvested tend to be fairly small in diameter. The wood is soft with a fine, even texture. Very knotty with distinctive cedar aroma. Soft, easy to work but knots may present some difficulties. Easy to finish.
Aromatic Cedar grows in North America
Color RangeLight red with streaks of creamy white.
Other NamesEastern red cedar, Juniper, Red juniper, Red cedar, Virginia pencil cedar
Some Typical UsesLinen and blanket chests, pencils, boxes. Carves and whittles nicely.
What's the Tree Like?Reaches a height of 40-60 feet with a buttress trunk which may often be angled with a diameter up to 24".
2.75lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Aromatic Cedar:
Ease of Finishing
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