Cedar, Brazilian

Also known as: Cigar Box Cedar, Cedro

Botanical Name: Cedrela braziliensis

Origin: South America, particularly Brazil

Description: The logs are flat cut, usually producing a regular looking crown veneer with an even, Mahogany like colour. It has a distinctive and agreeable smell. Very often the timber and veneer exudes a sticky gum or resin which is plainly visible on the surface. This disappears when the veneer is pressed.