Cypress (Botanical: Taxodium distichum)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Cypress - all products are listed at bottom
Cypress By The Numbers:
Cypress Compared to Red Oak:
Cypress Wood CharacteristicsVery distinct leafy grain. Annual rings combine soft, open-meshed spring wood, and hard, close-grained summer wood. Strong and light, very durable and naturally resistant to decay. Soft, easy to work, sand and finish.
Color RangePale yellow to yellowish red, often salmon-colored.
Other NamesBaldcypress, Cypress, Pond cypress, Red cypress, Southern cypress, Yellow cypress, Louisiana red cypress, White cypress, Gulf cypress, Swamp cypress, Tidewater red cypress, Black cypress, Buck cypress, Cow cypress.
Some Typical UsesOutdoor application, furniture, boat building, fences, patio furniture.
What's the Tree Like?A large tree usually 100-120 feet tall with a trunk diameter up to 60''. An aquatic tree preferring very wet, swampy areas. The Cypress tree grows in Southeast USA
Cypress Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Cypress Hardwood Sample
Cypress 4/4 Lumber
Cypress 8/4 Lumber
Cypress 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Cypress 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet