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Wood of the day #9: Atlas Cedar

01-14-2015 11:54 AM by CreekOne | 4 comments »

Common name(s): Atlas Cedar Botanical name: Cedrus atlantica Synonymous: Cedrus libani ssp. atlantica, Cedrus libani var. atlantica Distribution: Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco Description: Very light and soft wood with clear straight grain. Cream to light brown heartwood and a pale yellowish white sapwood. It has a smooth texture that takes a shiny finish when cut. A sweet odour is present and becomes quite strong when worked. Fun facts: Atlas Cedar is one ...

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