SPANISH CEDAR - Cedrella

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NAME: Spanish Cedar
BOTANICAL NAME: Cedrella
ALSO KNOWN AS: Mexican cedar, Jamaican cedar, Central American cedar, Brazilian cedar
RANGE: From Mexico to Argentina
STRENGTH PROPERTIES: Very similar in strength and appearance to mahogany, but considerably softer.
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Spanish cedar is considered decay resistant; it works and glues well. Its strong aroma makes it ideal for cigar humidors.
USES: Interior and exterior millwork, cabinets, furniture, boat building, cigar wrappers, boxes and humidors