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Cypress (Botanical: Taxodium distichum)

Information to help you make woodworking projects with Cypress - all products are listed at bottom
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Cypress By The Numbers:

2.75
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
-23.18% lighter than red oak
510
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
-60.47% softer than red oak
0.42
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
-34.38% less dense than red oak

Cypress Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

Cypress Wood Characteristics

Very 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 of Cypress

Color Range

Pale yellow to yellowish red, often salmon-colored.
other names for Cypress

Other Names

Baldcypress, 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.
uses for Cypress

Some Typical Uses

Outdoor application, furniture, boat building, fences, patio furniture.
the Cypress tree

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
map of where this wood grows

Cypress Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$8.00 /ea.

Buy Cypress Hardwood Sample

Cypress Hardwood Sample
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$5.99 /Board Feet

Buy Cypress 4/4 Lumber

Cypress 4/4 Lumber
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Cypress 8/4 Lumber
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$97.00 /Pack

Buy Cypress 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Cypress 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Buy Cypress 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Cypress 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Buy Cypress 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

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