Recently off the coast of Alabama, an amazing hidden secret was found on the ocean floor of the Gulf of Mexico. The rough waters of Hurricane Ivan uncovered a relic from centuries past, an underwater forest of Bald Cypress trees. Cypress has been given the nickname “Wood Eternal” because of its natural resistance to rot.
At the bottom of rivers and lakes throughout the South lay a hidden treasure from a past era of industry, giant logs of sinker cypress. When logging ruled the Southern United States, rivers were the primary source of transportation for the giant logs that were cut from the abundant forests of states like Louisiana, Georgia
Don’t miss the opportunity to add historic value to any home or business through reclaimed, antique heart cypress. (Above): Albany Woodworks specializes in beautiful reclaimed, Antique Heart Cypress building materials. This project is an example of the Antique Heart Cypress and Sinker Cypress custom mill work available on our website. The consistent quality of our building materials
Looking for a unique way to add beauty and warmth to a home? Consider reclaimed sinker cypress. (Above): Beautiful Sinker Cypress from Albany Woodworks makes for a warm and welcoming interior installed in our customer’s home. To find out more about adding Antique Sinker Cypress to your home, visit our website here Ever wondered why
Viewer Submission: Cypress logs special properties provided early city planners with a unique use. (Above): Submitted by one of our viewers: an original ad for Louisiana Cypress water pipes. It states “About 120 years ago, when Louisiana was a French Province, the Water Mains of New Orleans were CYPRESS logs, 18 feet long by 22