Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterVery 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 North America
2.75lbs /Bd. Ft.
510Janka Rating (?)
0.42Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Cypress:
Ease of Finishing