Cedar, Inland Red
Latin Name: Thuja plicata
Family: Cupressaceae - the Cypress family
Other Common Name(s): Inland Red Cedar, Inland Redcedar, Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior
Boxes, Caskets, Exterior Mouldings, Shakes, Shingles, Shipbuilding, Siding
Inland Redcedar grows in the western coastal states/provinces of the United States and Canada. Inland Redcedar grows in inland slopes in mountainous regions.
General Description: Inland Redcedar is the same species of wood as Western Redcedar. The difference is growing locations. As the name implies Inland Redcedar grows inland. The difference in growing locations does have an effect on the wood.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.35
Specific Gravity: 0.30-0.36
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 5,250-7,770
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1,000-1200
Side Hardness (lbs): 350
While the specie is available, the availability is expected to dwindle. This is due to the fact that demand far exceeds it growth rate of the tree.
4/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
5/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
8/4 AVG - Rough Dimension