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The Recovered "Old World" - "Sinker" Bald Cypress as a Tone Wood

The Gulf Coast Bald Cypress has been unavailable as a construction material for many decades, because it grows mainly in environmentally protected coastal wetlands. It is against the law to cut down a living Bald Cypress. Even if it was available, it takes many centuries to grow and would no doubt still be a rare and exotic wood. Fortunately, The Bald Cypress has now  emerged in the home wood flooring market.  "Recovered" sinker logs are being dredged up for "Pecky Cypress", the rustic…


Added by G.S. Monroe on November 21, 2012 at 6:33pm — 4 Comments

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