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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A lightweight, strong-smelling wood obtained from a large cedar tree Chamaecyparis lawsoniana native to the Pacific coasts of California and Oregon. First lumbered in 1854, the yellowish wood has a fine texture and is strong. It is used for millwork, plywood, flooring, interior finish, and storage chests.
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A lightweight, strong-smelling wood obtained from a large cedar tree (''Chamaecyparis lawsoniana'') native to the Pacific coasts of California and Oregon. First lumbered in 1854, the yellowish wood has a fine texture and is strong. It is used for millwork, plywood, flooring, interior finish, and storage chests.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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white cedar; Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
 
white cedar; Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
  
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
 
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 166
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 166
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* External source or communication  Comment: West Coast Lumbermen's Association, Seattle, Wash.; air-dry weight = 29 pcf
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* West Coast Lumbermen's Association, Seattle, Wash.; air-dry weight = 29 pcf
  
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:18, 3 September 2020

Port Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)

Description

A lightweight, strong-smelling wood obtained from a large cedar tree (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) native to the Pacific coasts of California and Oregon. First lumbered in 1854, the yellowish wood has a fine texture and is strong. It is used for millwork, plywood, flooring, interior finish, and storage chests.

Synonyms and Related Terms

white cedar; Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Physical and Chemical Properties

Density 29 pcf

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 166
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • West Coast Lumbermen's Association, Seattle, Wash.; air-dry weight = 29 pcf