Heartwood is reddish to violet-brown. Sapwood is creamy white and at times appears in streaks throughout the heartwood. Aromatic cedar has a fine, even texture with many knots. It has a very distinct aroma, making its use in closets and blanket boxes as a moth deterrent very popular.
Machinability: Machines easily, although the knots can be challenging. The silica content present is relatively hard on cutting edges. Screws easily and glues well.
Density: Specific gravity of .44
Thickness: 4/4, and 6/4 and 8/4 when available.
Grades: 1 Com. & Better