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, and it is easy to work and router.

Spanish Cedar Exotic Wood


Origin of Wood Type Central and South America
Botanical Name Cedrela Odorata
Specific Gravity .47
Avg. Weight Per BF 2.9 lbs
Color Range Light tan-brown to mild reddish-brown
Rarity / Availability Common
Typical Avg. Width 5 – 12 inches
Typical Avg. Length 8 – 12 feet
Avg. Waste Factor 20%
Wood Uses Humidors, Musical Instruments, and Furniture
Lumber Grades FAS
Other Trade Names Atlantic Cedar