Natural Live Edge Aromatic Cedar

  • One natural live edge
  • Vary aromatic
  • Straight grain, usually with knots present
  • Very fine even texture
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Scientific Name: Juniperus virginiana 

Janka Hardness: 900 lbf (4,000 N) 

Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a reddish or violet-brown. Sapwood is a pale yellow color, and can be appear throughout the heartwood as streaks and stripes. 

Grain/Texture: Has a straight grain, usually with knots present. Has a very fine even texture. 

Rot Resistance: Regarded as excellent in resistance to both decay and insect attack.

Workability: Overall, easy to work, notwithstanding any knots or irregularities present in the wood. It reportedly has a high silica content, which can dull cutters. Aromatic Red Cedar glues and finishes well, though in many applications, the wood is left unfinished to preserve its aromatic properties. 

Odor: Distinct. Commonly used in closets and chests to repel moths and other insects. 

Come in and ask about our natural edge slabs - great for shelves, furniture, table tops, desk tops, mantles or whatever project you can imagine!
one natural edge
8"or wider.
8' lengths.
Great for mantels and shelves!
Selection is constantly changing - come in and see what has arrived!