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Old 10-10-2010, 09:42 AM   #1
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I am building a cedar Pavilion 20' x 10' , can I use 6 pcs 6x6 white cedar posts.Cedar isn't recognized in code book. Will it support the loud of snow?
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Old 10-10-2010, 02:25 PM   #2
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I would use treated post and then wrap them in 1x Cedar.
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Old 10-10-2010, 02:59 PM   #3
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Where are you?
What snow load are you working with?

Cedar can be used for structures, but you would need to find its properties by googling or ask an Engineer. Maybe talk to a local Timber Framer.
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Old 10-10-2010, 08:09 PM   #4
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I am in Ontario. Occasionaly we get havy snow.
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