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Disadvantages and advantages of cedar wood to be used as furniture and houses

Kistang - cedar plants or also often called cedar plants as where the cedar / cedar plants are still in the pinaceae plant clump, this cedar / cedar plant thrives in the Himalayan mountain region, this area is the original habitat of this cedar plant.

Disadvantages and advantages of cedar wood to be used as furniture and houses
Disadvantages and advantages of cedar wood to be used as furniture and houses


The name cedar itself comes from the Greek kedros to call this cedar tree for the cedar tree itself is able to grow up to 60 meters from the ground with a tree trunk diameter of almost 2 meters which of course the size and height of this tree is enough to make you amazed to see it.

In addition, this cedar or cedar tree produces natural resin with a distinctive aroma so that without looking at cedar wood we can immediately tell from its distinctive smell.

Cedar wood is very resistant to cold weather, including in the winter season, so it's not surprising that many people make cedar wood as a basic material for furniture and buildings to be used in cold or humid areas in extreme conditions like that cedar wood is not easily weathered or rotted.

In addition, the resin content in wood is not favored by termites and other insects and also the resin contained in cedar wood is able to absorb moisture and unpleasant odors.

Cedar trees or cedar trees also have a scientific name, namely cedrus trew, cedar wood is very popularly used for furniture and house buildings in various parts of the world because the resistance of cedar wood to extreme weather conditions is well known.

Of the various advantages, there must also be disadvantages, so we have summarized them from various sources as below.

Plus minus cedar wood / cedar wood Advantages of cedar wood


Cedar wood is easy to shape


Cedar wood is easy to shape because its soft and light texture makes it easy for workers to shape it into various furniture, besides that, because of its soft texture, cedar wood is not easily broken in the process of making furniture and frames, even though this wood is one of the durable wood as well.

Cedar wood is termite and mildew resistant


This cedar wood produces an odor that is not liked by insects including termites so that this wood is resistant to termites and several other insects.

In addition, the resin content in cedar wood makes cedar wood not easily affected by fungi so that this wood is suitable for use as furniture that you can place indoors (indoors) or outdoors (outdoors).

Cedar wood is resistant to any weather


Cedar wood is famous for its resistance to weather such as cold, snow, heat and dryness, in other words, cedar wood is able to withstand any weather, including extreme weather.

This is because the resin content in cedar wood is able to absorb moisture and unpleasant odors so that cedar wood can withstand cold and humid weather.

Cedar wood is easy to get large wood sizes


Because cedar trees can grow up to 60 meters in height with a diameter of 1-2 meters, it makes it easy for farmers to get large sizes of cedar wood that is ready to be processed into various carpentry and furniture needs, so that we as furniture businessmen have no trouble getting large cedar wood. .

Cedar wood has a distinctive wood pattern and is loved


In addition to the above advantages, this cedar wood pattern is very popular due to its distinctive and unique wood pattern, which is perfect for making furniture.

This cedar wood pattern is very popular with the people of East Asia, especially Japan, no wonder Japanese people often use cedar wood to make houses.

Disadvantages of cedar wood


Cedar wood is hard to find in Indonesia


This cedar wood for Indonesia is quite difficult to obtain, which we know that Sanya Indonesia is not the original habitat of the cedar plant so it is not uncommon in the field, especially farmers who are not familiar with this plant or are said to be foreign, which is why sometimes we have a little difficulty getting it.
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