Cedar Aromatic Hardwood Sample

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Cedar Aromatic Hardwood Sample

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48 U.S., standard ground

Cedar Aromatic Hardwood Sample

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.

About Aromatic Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Weight

2.75

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-23.18% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

900

Janka Rating
-30.23% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.47

Specific Gravity
-26.56% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

map of where Aromatic Cedar tree grows
Aromatic Cedar is a domestic wood from North America

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.

color of Aromatic Cedar
Color Range
Light red with streaks of creamy white.
the Aromatic Cedar tree
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".
other names for Aromatic Cedar
Other Names
Eastern red cedar, Juniper, Red juniper, Red cedar, Virginia pencil cedar
uses for Aromatic Cedar
Some Typical Uses
Linen and blanket chests, pencils, boxes. Carves and whittles nicely.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5.0
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2 Total Reviews
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June 14, 2012
5 out of 5
Sample
Review by  JM from Lincoln, NE USA
Love the smell, and look of this piece. Will be making 3 cedar chests for my daughters and this is definitley what I am looking for.
Recommended
February 23, 2011
5 out of 5
great for science project
Review by  from ,
This piece of wood worked out great for my son's science project , along with a red oak and maple sample we received from you. The results of the experiment were great and variables were decreased with three pieces of wood cut the exact same size.
Recommended
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