Cypress Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Cypress Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground

Cypress Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.

About Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

Weight

2.75

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-23.18% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

510

Janka Rating
-60.47% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.42

Specific Gravity
-34.38% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

map of where Cypress tree grows
Cypress is a domestic wood from North America

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.
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.
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.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5 (3)
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5.0
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5 (3)
4 (0)
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2 (0)
1 (0)
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3 Total Reviews
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November 29, 2011
5 out of 5
Cypress Hardwood Sample
Review by  Paul Kisly from Geneva, NY USA
The sample represented a fine quality product to purchase in larger quantities. -A rare species to find in the northeast. Thank you.
Recommended
May 17, 2011
5 out of 5
excellent
Review by  bb from New York, NY USA
excellent
Recommended
April 8, 2011
5 out of 5
Sweet Wood
Review by  Ken Crawford from Waterford, Mi USA
Very Nice, I was looking for lumber I could use to make picture frames.soft, yet, perfect to wire brush and make Rustic looking wood,and easy to use in a router, and very stainable. Thanks, guy's I'll be ordering soon!
Recommended
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