Origin: The North American distribution area of the western red cedar extends from Alaska to California as well as to Montana in the west
Visual appearance: Sapwood generally 2-5 cm wide, white and partially with irregular grey-brown stripes. Heartwood yellowish-brown to dark reddish brown, often changing in the same trunk. Following prolonged exposure of the dry wood to light, a slight browning occurs, which can result in colour matching.
Average bulk density: 390 kg/m3
Natural durability: 2