Cypress Wood Lumber

Cypress Wood Lumber – Cypress wood color tends to be a light, yellowish-brown and its sapwood nearly white. Cypress is a hardwood commonly used for exterior construction, docks, boatbuilding, interior trim, and veneer.  Cypress wood is a popular choice in construction applications where decay-resistance is required. Cypress trees that have been attacked by a fungus, creating scattered hollows and pockets of darker wood, are called Pecky Cypress, which is primarily used in decorative applications. Old-growth Cypress is very durable in decay resistance, while wood from younger trees is only rated as moderately durable.

Workability:  Sharp cutters and light passes are recommended when working with Cypress Wood Lumber to avoid tear-out. The wood has been reported to have a moderate dulling effect on cutting edges. Cypress has good gluing, nailing, finishing, and paint-holding properties.

Cypress Wood Lumber

Cypress Wood Lumber

Pecky Cypress

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