Western Red Cedar is a unique and prestigious softwood with outstanding physical characteristics. It offers a rare combination of aesthetic appeal and durability, thanks to its natural decay-resistant composition. Western Red Cedar's superior dimensional stability means that, when properly installed and maintained, project components are likely to stay straight and flat, and resist warping and cupping - season after season. In addition, cedar is easy to cut, saw and nail with common tools.
Appearance grade with tight sound knots and little to no wane
Lumber has a rough sawn surface for a natural appearance
Easy to finish with solid or oil-based stains and clear penetrating sealers
Great for outdoor projects like fences or pergolas and gazebos
Cedar's decay resistance allows it to be used in weather exposed applications, without a chemical treatment
Overall, 6"x6"x10' cedar post met expectations. Note that though...
Overall, 6"x6"x10' cedar post met expectations. Note that though the cedar post is "green", longitudinal cracks may be present and planing scars may be present. If a smooth, no-scars surface is desired, one may choose to sand any exposed side to remove imperfections due to milling and shipping.