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Origin of Wood Type:
Oregon and California, USA
Botanical Name:
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Specific Gravity:
.48
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
4 lb/ft
Color Range:
pale pinkish brown - pale creamy brown
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Reclaimed Material- please call for availability 1-888-814-0007
Typical Avg. Width:
Material is in log form- awaiting custom cutting
Typical Avg. Length:
Material is in log form- awaiting custom cutting
Avg. Waste Factor (?):
50%

Wood Uses:

Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architecural Millwork, Guitar Building / Instrument making, Boat Building, Timber framing, Veneer and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

Instrument & Unselected- Still in log form

Other Trade Names:

Lawson's Cypress, Oregon Cedar

Description:

Although Port Orford Cedar is not a true cedar it does poses a fantastic fragrant scent when sawn, a bit spicier but similar to the smell of aromatic cedar.

Port Orford Cedar is favored by the Japanese for its wonderful workability. It was and still is often used in their furniture and temples.

Perhaps its biggest claim to fame is its use in timber framing, held by some to be the best wood for the job.

Oregon Cedar is also frequently used in guitar building. It finishes beautifully and poses a great sound!

We have in stock several tractor trailer loads of reclaimed logs just waiting to be cut. Feel free to give us a call if you need specific dimensions for your next project. 1-888-814-0007

Note: All pictures of boards that appear wet, have been wiped with denature alcohol to help show natural color. We use denature alcohol because it evaporates and does not effect the moisture content of the wood. Also, please keep in mind that the pictures below are only examples of the wood and not actual products available for sale.

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