Western Red Cedar

Our Western Red Cedar is FSC certified and has its origins on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. It has the characteristics of the coastal fine grain cedar with colours varying from pink red to dark brown. Western Red Cedar is a naturally durable timber specie and especially suitable for siding, playground equipment, gates etc.

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TRACER carry Western Red Cedar on stock in timbers and a broad range of profiles for siding and cladding. We offer Western Red Cedar shipped directly and in custom manufactured profiles.


Western Red Cedar is supplied in CLEAR quality. Timber is on stock in the following sizes and can be resawn into other sizes.
  • 7/4 x 4” No. 2 Clear and Better (401) in 7-20’
  • 7/4 x 6” No. 2 Clear and Better (401) in 7-20’
  • 4 x 4" No. 2 Clear and Better (401) in 7-20’
  • 4 x 6” No. 2 Clear and Better (401) in 7-20’
  • 4 x 8” No. 2 Clear and Better (401) in 7-20’

Standard profiles is on stock in both bevel siding and tongue-and-groove siding
  • Bevel, sawn texture 7/17  x 145 mm and 195 mm
  • Tongue and Groove, smooth texture 17 x 145 mm

Other profiles including joists, fashia, trim and posts for playgrounds are made to order.

Further information

Larger quantities can be offered with olie stain and fire retardant.