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Aromatic Cedar - Juniperus virginiana

Aromatic Cedar  tends to be a reddish or violet-brown. Sapwood is a pale yellow color, and can appear throughout the heartwood as streaks and stripes.  Has a straight grain, usually with knots present. Has a very fine even texture.  Aromatic Red Cedar has a distinct and tell-tale scent: the wood is commonly used in closets and chests to repel moths and other insects.

Origin:  Eastern North America

Janka Hardness: 900 lbf (4,000 N)

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