Locally grown version of a species endemic to the central coast of California that is cultivated throughout the world. The timber is strong in relation to its weight. The wood works without difficulty with hand and machine tools with only a slight blunting effect on cutting edges. It can be knotty. It nails, screws and glues well, and gives satisfactory results with finishing treatments.
Sustainability: Not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Common uses: Shipbuilding, furniture, and linings for cupboard doors and trunks.
Comments: Endemic to the coasts of Monterey county, California, it is known as Monterey Cypress in the U.S.