Blogger’s Note: The historic record on virgin-growth Cypress in the south is extensive, but not much is mentioned about the contribution of the Louisiana ‘swamper.’ This is the story of the original axe men, and their self-taught logging practices that allowed survival in the harsh reality of 1700s frontier life. Leaving their families for months
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.