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Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar is the most prestige and luxurious log species for custom log cabin homes in the world.

It is unsurpassed in its natural beauty and unique characteristics. It has a pleasant aroma and is resistant to insect .Western Red Cedar retains a natural oil which acts as a preservative preventing decay.  Western Red Cedar also holds the highest Thermal Value rating relative to all log species used in log homes. With characteristic such as these it’s no wonder why Western Red Cedar is the officially tree of British Columbia and commonly referred to “The Tree of Life”

Approximately 80% of the Custom Handcrafted Scribe Fit Log, Post and Beam Log and Timber Frame homes we build using Western Red Cedar

Lake Country Log Homes is located in British Columbia, Canada the heart of where Western Red Cedar Trees grow so we have the opportunity to hand select each and every Red Cedar log making sure it is ideal for the custom home we are handcrafting. Whether it is a large diameter character log with flare butt, burrows, knots and roots or a standard 14-16” (330 mm to 380 mm) mean diameter log (or anything and any shape in between), we make sure we only use the most premium Western Red Cedar Logs for our client western red cedar log and timber frame homes of their dreams!