||Port-Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)
||Also known as Port Orford white cedar, white cedar, Oregon cedar, false cypress, and Lawson cypress.
||Grows primarily along northern Pacific coast of United States. Also planted in Asia, Europe, and New Zealand.
||Straight and even grained with a medium to coarse texture. Yellowish white to pale yellowish brown heartwood and pale yellowish white sapwood.
||Light, moderately soft, stiff, moderately strong, low shock resistance, and very good acid and decay resistance. Quite stable in service. Poor steam bending rating.
||Works very well by hand or machine tools – excellent for turning and carving. A “woodworker’s dream”. Glues very well. Screws and nails without difficulty. Accepts stains, paints, and clear finishes very well.
||Used for mothproof boxes and closets, chests, arrowshafts, tanks, vats, acid battery separators, woodenware, novelties, boat building, millwork, decks, shingles, poles, posts, match sticks, furniture, and paneling.
||Has a very distinctive ginger-like odor.