Aromatic Red Cedar

Juniperus virginiana.

Reddish or violet-brown heartwood with yellow sapwood, possible yellow sapwood streaks within the heartwood.OC Aromatic Red Cedar resize

General Information

Uses Availability Price
Cedar chests, closet linings, siding, fence posts. Predominately 4/4 Moderate

Relative Working Properties

Machining Resistance to splitting in nailing Resistance to splitting in screwing Gluing
Easy Good Good Good

Physical Properties

Specific gravity (12% m.c.) Average shipping weight kilograms (kg) per cubic metre (m3) air dry Average volumetric shrinkage (oven dry % of green) Modulus of rupture (kilopascals) Modulus of elasticity (megapascals) Side hardness (newtons)
0.53 530 7.8 60,700 6,070 4,000