Cypress Lumber

Cypress Lumber

Cypress

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DESCRIPTIONColor tends to be a light, yellowish brown. Sapwood is nearly white. Some boards can have scattered pockets of darker wood that have been attacked by fungi, which is sometimes called pecky cypress. It has a straight grain and medium to coarse texture. Raw, unfinished wood surfaces have a greasy feel.
Weight averages about 32lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

North America

BOTANICAL NAMETaxodium distichum
OTHER NAMESBald Cypress
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESMedium bending and crushing strength. Medium stiffness.
WORKING PROPERTIESSharp cutters and light passes are recommended when working with Cypress to avoid tearout. Also, the wood has been reported by some sources to have a moderate dulling effect on cutting edges. Cypress has good gluing, nailing, finishing, and paint-holding properties.
DURABILITYOld-growth Cypress is rated as being durable to very durable in regards to decay resistance, while wood from younger trees is only rated as moderately durable.
SEASONINGDries slowly with little degradation or problems. Medium movement.
USESSuitable for furniture, joinery, heavy-duty flooring, dairy and laundry equipment, sporting goods, piano actions, paneling, plywood, veneering. Excellent for turning.
COMMENTSBald Cypress is the state tree of Louisiana and an icon of southern swamplands. It gets its name from the fact that, unlike most conifer trees, it's deciduous and drops its needles in the winter.

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Cypress

4/4
$7.75
Bulk Discounts Available
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