||Atlantic White-Cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)
||Also known as white cedar, southern white cedar, swamp cedar, chilopsis, and false cypress.
||Grows in eastern half of United States.
||Generally straight and even grained with a fine texture. Light brown heartwood tinged with red or pink and nearly white sapwood. Somewhat oily with a characteristic cedary odor.
||Light, soft, low stiffness, low strength, low shock resistance, poor steam bending, good stability in service and good decay resistance.
||Turns, carves, and generally works well with machine or hand tools. Good screwing and nailing properties. Paints, stains, and finishes fairly well but oily nature may present problems.
||Used for poles, posts, fencing, shingles, millwork, boxes, crates, water tanks, boat building, and various other exterior applications.