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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.



Millwork Addons:

Cedar, Western Red

Thuja Plicata

Cupressaceae - The Cypress Family

Other Common Name(s):

Arborvitae, Canoe Cedar, Giant Arborvitae, Giant Cedar, Pacific Redcedar, Shinglewood, Thuja Giant, Western Redcedar, Western Red Cedar

FSC Available

Domestic Softwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior


Boxes, Caskets, Exterior Mouldings, Shakes, Shingles, Shipbuilding, Siding


Western Redcedar grows on the western coast of the United States and Canada. In nature is rarely grows as pure stands, but prefers to grow interspersed among other softwoods. It prefers moist acidic soil. The tree can be successfully plantation grown.

General Description

The sapwood is reported to be narrow, at less than 1" in mature trees, and is a pale white color. The sapwood is clearly demarcated from the salmon pink to chocolate brown heartwood, which can sometimes be variegated. Over time the heartwood color becomes am more uniform variegated reddish-brown, that left exposed will eventually become a even "weathered" gray color. The grain is straight and even, and fairly course in texture, it is reported to be courser than Redwood.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)


Working Properties


Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
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):

Additional Information

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.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
  • 5/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
  • 7/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
  • 8/4 AVG - Rough Dimension
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