Spanish Cedar: Exotic Wood

Spanish Cedar is a light tan to brown colored exotic wood famously used for making humidors. Spanish Cedar is also used for applications where good weather resistance is needed. Spanish Cedar tends to be on the softer side, easy to work and router. 

Characteristics

Origin of Wood TypeCentral and South America
Botanical NameCedrela Odorata
Specific Gravity.47
Avg. Weight Per BF2.9 lbs
Color RangeLight tan-brown to mild reddish-brown
Rarity / AvailabilityCommon
Typical Avg. Width5 – 12 inches
Typical Avg. Length8 – 12 feet
Avg. Waste Factor20%
Wood UsesHumidors, Musical Instruments, and Furniture
Lumber GradesFAS
Other Trade Names Atlantic Cedar

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