Cedar Wood Frequent Questions &
should you use cedar wood for your products?
cedar wood for its long-lasting beauty.
No other softwood has the rich
beauty or long-lasting performance of cedar wood.
wood for its dimensional stability.
Cedar wood acts like a sponge;
when it absorbs moisture it swells and when it loses moisture it shrinks. Cedar
wood (shown below on the left) has thinner cell walls which shrink and swell
less than other woods, so redwood is less likely to warp, split, cup or check.
wood for its natural durability.
Cedar wood heartwood is naturally
resistant to decay and insects.
wood simply because it is a pleasure to use.
is a favorite with builders because it is lightweight but strong. It is easy to
saw, nail and drill. Cedar
wood has little or no messy pitch or resins.
wood because it is easy to paint, stain and glue.
No other softwood holds paints,
stains and other coatings better than cedar wood. Cedar wood also bonds