Information about Red Cedar
Prestige Canadian Western Red Cedar (THUJA PLICATA) is slow grown, naturally durable, stable, light weight and has a natural beauty and warmth complemented by a uniform fine grain which makes it easy to work with and finish.
As it is a soft timber it may be more prone to physical damage such as splitting and indentation/bruising, so care should be taken.
Most Western Red Cedar used in the Europe is imported from North America and Western Canada.
Untreated Red Cedar and coatings
Red Cedar became silver grey color within 3-5 years and doesn’t required future care.
Coatings by pigmented oil or silicate paints gives wide possibilities update colors by individual needs.
Untreated after 5 years