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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…

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

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