Canadian Wood Species

Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar is a popular Canadian species for outdoor furniture and projects including playground equipment. It exhibits outstanding decay and termite resistance along with dimensional stability. The appealing colour palette, light weight and soft texture makes it popular for various interior applications as well. Its flexibility and versatility enables its usage in roof shingles, exterior siding & cladding, greenhouses and saunas.

Ideal for

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Pergola, Gazebo, Decking, Cladding, Soffit, Screens
  • Indoor- Panelling, Screens, Plantation, Shutters, Blinds

Features

  • Lightweight
  • Excellent working properties
  • Can be sanded to a smooth satin finish
  • Planes and shapes well
  • Glues easily
  • Has moderate screw and nail holding properties
  • Appropriate for outdoor usage

Stains & Finishes

  • NormalNo Finish
  • Natural FinishDead Matt
  • Natural PUGloss
  • Oak MattMatt
  • Images are only for reference: Actual may vary

    Most Canadian Woods may species can be used in their original light color or stained to darker colors of mimic hardwoods

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    • Western red cedar grows predominantly on the coast of B.C.
      Western red cedar grows predominantly on the coast of B.C.
      Western red cedar grows predominantly on the coast of B.C.
    • Western red cedar is in high demand for its beauty and durability
      Western red cedar is in high demand for its beauty and durability
      Western red cedar is in high demand for its beauty and durability
    • Western red cedar lumber has rich tones
      Western red cedar lumber has rich tones
      Western red cedar lumber has rich tones
    • Close up of clear grain western red cedar
      Close up of clear grain western red cedar
      Close up of clear grain western red cedar
    • Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
      Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
      Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
    • Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
      Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
      Western red cedar is ideal for interior panelling applications
    • Lumber can show off a variety of tones in the grain
      Lumber can show off a variety of tones in the grain
      Lumber can show off a variety of tones in the grain
    • Western red cedar is easy to finish in a variety of colours and stains
      Western red cedar is easy to finish in a variety of colours and stains
      Western red cedar is easy to finish in a variety of colours and stains
    • Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
    • Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door with glass insert
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door with glass insert
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door with glass insert
    • Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Beautifully carved Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
    • Entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar
      Entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar
      Entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar
    • Ornate Western Red Cedar door
      Ornate Western Red Cedar door
      Ornate Western Red Cedar door
    • Ornate Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Ornate Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
      Ornate Western Red Cedar solid wooden door
    • Rajasthani themed intricately carved entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar
      Rajasthani themed intricately carved entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar
      Rajasthani themed intricately carved entrance solid wooden door in Western Red Cedar