Siding

Real Cedar Siding

Introduction
Siding Home
Why Real Cedar?
Western Red Cedar Characteristics
Sustainability
Design & Spec
Siding Profiles
Bevel Siding
Board and Batten Siding
Tongue & Groove Siding
Lap or Channel Siding
Trim Boards
Shingle Panels
Building
Preparation For Installation
Pre-Building Tips
DuPont™ Tyvek® DrainWrap™
Installation
General Installation
Installing Profiles
Bevel
Board & Batten
Tongue & Groove
Lap or Channel
Trim Boards
Shingle Panels
Finishing
How to Finish
Types of Finishes
Care & Maintenance
Restoration
Decking

Real Cedar Decking

Introduction
Decking Home
Why Real Cedar?
Western Red Cedar Characteristics
Sustainability
Planning
Decking Calculator
Deck Projects
Roof Deck
Raised Deck
Ground Level Deck
Uphill Sloping Lot Deck
Building
Fastener Recommendations
Stair & Railing Installation
Finishing
Finishing Tips
Restoration
Care & Maintenance
Outdoor

Real Cedar Outdoor

Introduction
Outdoor Home
Why Real Cedar?
Western Red Cedar Characteristics
Sustainability
Design & Spec
Real Cedar Free DIY Project Plans
Design Tips
Building
Project Preparation
Outdoor Fasteners
Fence Construction
Fence Specifications
Prebuilt Fence Panels
Finishing
Finishing Techniques
Finishing Tips
Restoration Tips
Care & Maintenance
Indoor

Western Red Cedar Indoor

Introduction
Indoor Home
Why Real Cedar?
Western Red Cedar Characteristics
Sustainability
Planning
Cedar Saunas
Traditional Saunas
Infrared Cedar Sauna
Cedar Indoor Design Tips
Building Products
Building Preparation
Indoor T&G Paneling
Doors & Windows
Blinds & Shutters
Finishing
Finishing Tips
Care & Maintenance
Timbers

Real Cedar Timbers

Introduction
Timbers Home
Why Real Cedar?
Western Red Cedar Characteristics
Sustainability
Planning
Grades and Specifications
Building
Preparation
Installation
Maintenance
Finishing
Restoring Western Red Cedar Timbers
Care & Maintenance
Contact

Contact

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American Wood Council
The American Wood Council (AWC) is the voice of North American traditional and engineered wood products, representing over 75% of the industry.

Canadian Wood Council
The Canadian Wood Council CWC is the national association representing manufacturers of Canadian wood products used in construction. We enable the selling of Canadian wood products through programs and services focused on creating market access and demand.

Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau
Each year the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau’s staff answer thousands of technical questions and product selection queries. Offering informed Certi-Wood™ advice the responsibility for educating the public and building code officials falls on the CSSB.

Forest Products Society
The Forest Products Society is an international not-for-profit technical association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry. The Forest Products Society functions as the distributor for the technical publications of the American Wood Council, which constitutes an invaluable information resource on wood construction for engineers, architects, builders and building code regulators. Topics include engineering data, state-of-the-art design technologies and construction standards

National Lumber Grading Authority
The National Lumber Grades Authority (NLGA) was incorporated in 1971 and is the organization responsible for the establishment, issuance, publication, amendment and interpretation of Canadian lumber grading rules and standards.  NLGA is the only recognized rules writing body for lumber grades and standards in Canada.

Temperate Forest Foundation
Welcome teachers, students, forestry professionals, and those with a general interest in protecting, managing, and enhancing the natural environment!

USDA Forest Products Lab

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