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Choosing a Finish
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Why Use Western Red Cedar?
Characteristics & Properties of Western Red Cedar
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Real Cedar History
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Sustainability and the Environment
Design & Spec
Real Cedar Free DIY Project Plans
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Design Tips
Build & Install
Project Preparation
Fasteners
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Western Red Cedar Fence Specifications
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Finish & Maintain
Choosing a Finish
How to Finish
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
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Sustainability and the Environment
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For Architects and Builders

Why Architects And Builders Choose Real Cedar.

More builders, specifiers and architects choose Western Red Cedar because of it’s inherent resistance to moisture damage, workability and longevity. The following sections contain information about training, engineering data and advisory services.

PROFESSIONAL REAL CEDAR RESOURCES

Engineering Data

Are you looking for more technical data on Western Red Cedar? Find span and siding coverage tables, as well as use factors and load information here.

Resources

Download siding specs, DIY project plans, Cedar Books, siding profiles and more. Also available are siding and decking calculators to help with your next project.

Siding & Trim

Find specific information about Siding and Trim here such as profiles, patterns, grades and specification and installation documents.

Training & Seminars

Earn AIA/CES certified design credits as well as other online training and seminars provided by the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association.

WRC Siding Samples

Want to know what grade or pattern you should use for that next siding project? Architects and Specifiers can order free Western Red Cedar samples here.

Contact WRCLA

Still can't find the information you're looking for? Contact the WRCLA and ask one of our technical representatives any specific questions you may have.