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Cedar Wood Is Used for a Variety of Applications

Cedar wood is used by different industries for a variety of applications and purposes. This wood is a popular choice used to manufacture furniture pieces, including dining room tables, end tables, chests and foot lockers. Cedar is also used by construction companies to build homes because of the durability of the wood to resist shock and provide structural stability. Roofers use cedar and have the wood cut into cedar shingles to give homes a natural-looking appearance. Cedar has natural protections when the heartwood is used, which contains extractives toxic to decay-causing fungi. However, cedar may be finished using clear coat stains to supply an additional layer of protection. Continue reading