Fun Fact: Built in 1848 Jefferson Davis’ House was used as a Civil War Veteran’s Home and Hospital after the War. Wives of deceased Veterans were allowed to live there as well. Though it had weathered many hurricanes without harm, Hurricane Katrina’s flood waters caused extensive damage which was completely restored using Antique Heart
Frank Lloyd Wright’s home, Taliesin East had restoration upkeep in the mid-1990’s using Louisiana Antique Heart Cypress from Albany Woodworks. Wright used Cypress in many of his numerous projects. Another brilliant architect who realized the beauty and durability of virgin-growth Cypress.
Watercolors Nassau, Bahamas – Albany Woodworks was included in this beautiful project by The Studio of John B. Mitchell. The outdoor stairs, railing, flooring, and paneling are a perfect use for our 1,000-year old Louisiana Sinker Cypress! #bahamas
In 1978, Richard and Judith Woods, founders of Albany Woodworks, reclaim lumber from an 1800’s era barn being demolished in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Looking for quality antique lumber to build his own home from, Richard was inspired by these This was the first of many turn-of-the-century and older buildings being demolished to be salvaged by Albany