|Spanish Cedar |
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DESCRIPTION: Heartwood is pale pinkish-brown when freshly cut, becoming red or dark reddish-brown. Sapwood pale pinkish-beige. Grain is straight, sometimes shallowly interlocked with a moderately coarse texture.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Central & South America
BOTANICAL NAME: Cedrela Odorata
WORKING PROPERTIES: Easy to work with hand & power tools. Staining & polishing can be difficult due to presence of gum, but good finish is obtainable with suitable filling. Holds nails & screws well & glues satisfactorily.
USES: The premier wood used for cigar humidor interiors. Also used for furniture, cabinets, paneling, flooring, boat building, skins of racing boats, clothing chests, decorative veneers, plywood & panel core stock.
JANKA HARDNESS: 600