Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

Cedar, Spanish

  • Latin name: Cedrela spp.
  • Common name(s): Cedro, Brazilian Cedar, Honduras(n) Cedar, Others by origin of source
  • Sources: Central America, South America, Caribbean Islands Mexico
CHARACTERISTICS Light to dark red to reddish brown. Soft moderately coarse texture. Not a true cedar, but probably characterized as such due to the distinct aroma typically associated with cedar and cedar oils or resins.
COMMON CUTS Rotary cut, Plain sliced
USES Humidors, cigar boxes, boat interiors, cabinetry.