Cedar

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Cedar: (Junipers virginiana)

Cedar: (Junipers virginiana)

Distribution

Throughout Eastern United States.

General Description

The fine-grained, soft brittle pinkish red to brownish red heartwood is fragrant, very light and very durable, even in contact with soil.

Availability

Widely available. Please call for additional/possible sizes.

Main Uses

English style longbows, flatbows, and Native American type sinewed bows. It was once a premier wood for pencils. Because the wood is naturally resistant to rot and is avoided by moths it is in demand as lining for clothes chests and closets, often referred to as cedar closets and cedar chests.