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Western Red Cedar Fence Specifications
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Indoor

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North American Publications

How to Specify Western Red Cedar

This comprehensive and informative guide assists in the specification of Western Red Cedar products. The guide combines technical specifications, grade details, span tables with colour photographs of quality projects. Five key product groups are covered: siding, trim, timbers, decking and fencing. Background information on Western Red Cedar’s noble heritage, environmental benefits, suggested fasteners and finishing recommendations are also included. 52 pages.

How to Finish Western Red Cedar

A twenty page illustrated brochure offering guidance on interior and exterior finishing including tips on various finishes, preparation and tools.

How to Install Western Red Cedar Siding

This 35 page technical publication is a compendium of research on all aspects of Western Red Cedar. Contents include growth characteristics, physical features; mechanical, physical, and chemical properties, and manufacturing uses.

Installing WRC Siding over Rigid Foam Sheathing

Designer's Handbook

A twelve page booklet for designers and specifiers outlining the features and properties of Western Red Cedar. Extensive tables are included for sizes, grades, strength design factors and other physical properties.

Standard Dry Patterns

Western Red Cedar Quick Facts

An informative reference brochure which outlines the characteristic properties, grades and sizes of Western Red Cedar lumber products. Contains easy to read tables. 4 pages.

Material Safety Data Sheet - Wood Dust Publication

Growth, Properties and Uses of Western Red Cedar

This 35 page technical publication is a compendium of research on all aspects of Western Red Cedar. Contents include growth characteristics, physical features; mechanical, physical, and chemical properties, and manufacturing uses.

Go Green

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study on Western Red Cedar siding and decking products to provide consumers with reliable environmental performance information.

Real Cedar Projects for Around Your Home

Beautiful 33 page publication containing detailed project plans of Western Red Cedar applications that can be built at home. The ultimate guide for the DIYer who wants to enhance their home with a beautiful Western Red Cedar application.

8 Reasons Why Western Red Cedar is the Right Choice Especially in the Rugged Landscape of Cottage Country

Why Your Home Deserves Real Cedar

Five W's of WRCLA

Take the Cedar Challenge

Western Red Cedar Case Study I and II

Western Red Cedar Case Study III