Western red cedar


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Western red cedar

An evergreen tree (Thuja plicata) that flourishes in the rainforests of the northwestern U.S. and western Canada. Bark dust shed by the tree is a common source of occupational asthma and rhinitis.
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These results are consistent with the conclusions of Scheffer and Englerth (1952) for Douglas-fir in laboratory and stake tests and of Freitag and Morrell (2001) for western red cedar in laboratory tests.
Juvenile hormone-like activity of Thujic acid, an extractive of western red cedar.
Timberlane offers wood products made from Western red cedar that feature mortise-and-tenon joinery for strength.
And from Helo, the Vena Sauna + Shower features an authentic Western red cedar sauna in tandem with a European-style tiled shower--both open to each other and the room by transparent glass walls.
Facades are wrapped in a taut skin of interlocking and overlapping panels of glass and Western red cedar which project and recede from the main surface plane.
This is balanced by the warm cedar cladding of the gables and the western red cedar shingles of the low pitch roof.
Western red cedar is a North American native that has been successfully introduced to other places, including the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Forest lovers can revel in more than five miles of walking paths lined with willow, cottonwood, alder, birch, and western red cedar.
To these species we'll add other softwood lumber that's commonly used for exposure to the weather, such as Western red cedar, redwood and treated wood because it's sold in the same dimensions and requires similar buying considerations.
Yale School of Art Gallery is clad in Western Red Cedar bevel siding, one of a small number of building materials that have obtained Environmental Product Declarations.
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Slightly less rampant is Thuja plicata 'Atrovirens' or the western red cedar.

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