Alaskan Yellow Cedar

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Durability: Durable
Colour: Light
Sizes available: 50 mm

Trade Name: Alaskan Yellow Cedar
Botanical Species: Chamaecyparis Spach, Cupressus nootkatensis Lamb
Other Names:  Pacific Coast or Alaska Yellow Cedar, Yellow Cyprus
Country of Origin: Pacific Coast of North America
Air Dry Density: 500kgs/m³
Durability:  Durable
Strength:  6 (on a scale of 1 – 10)


Dries fairly easily and without undue degrade.
A pale yellow-coloured wood, with a fine even texture, which is straight grained.
It has no appreciable colour when dry.
Very stable.
Acid resistant.
Working Qualities: 
The timber is easily worked and finishes excellently.
It can be glued, stained, polished and varnishes well.
High class joinery, boat building, cabinet work and veneers.
Product Attributes:
Consistent yellow colour.
Straight grain.
Machines and turns very well.
Veneers available.
fixed widths available.
Product Limitations:
Available in 50mm thickness only.