Clear cedar has a limited number of natural characteristics and is specified when appearance of the highest quality is desired. Clear grades of timbers are normally supplied green (unseasoned). When required, seasoning is achieved by air-drying.
Knotty cedar presents a more rustic appearance and is typically supplied green (unseasoned) in the appearance and structural grades. When required, seasoning is achieved by air-drying except for grades of Light Framing and Structural Joists and Planks which are available kiln-dried.
Playground Structure-Constructed of Appearance Knotty structural timbers, this playground uses cedar's natural resistance to decay to provide a chemical-free environment for children.
The saw textured surface, obtained during the milling process which uses either circular or band saws, is present on all four sides.
The lumber receives its texture from a milling process which uses roughened planer knives. The rough texture is clearly visible on all four sides.
Surfaced Four Sides (S4S)
The smooth surface on all four sides presents a uniformly sized product with a high quality appearance. Sizes from 2x4 (51mm x 102mm) up to 6x6 in. (152mm x 152mm) are generally available. Larger sizes are produced on special orders.
Western Red Cedar is a lightweight, aromatic wood renowned for its exceptional beauty and natural resistance to decay and insect damage.
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