Antique Cypress is often thought of as a traditional building material. Popular in 1800’s, cypress was a go-to due to its natural rot resistance and beauty. However, its beauty and fine grain make it a wonderful, versatile product that can create a variety of features, including windows, shutters, ceiling and wall paneling and doors. This $5.6
A home remodel can seem like a big job, especially after something tragic like a flood. However, it can also highlight why choosing quality products can make a huge difference. The owners of Albany Woodworks, Richard and Judith Woods, experienced this when a freak rainstorm caused unprecedented flooding from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 2016.
A view inside the home of Albany Woodworks’ President and its reclaimed gems! Reclaimed flooring, heart pine beams, recycled windows, recycled doors…. You name it and the home of the President of Albany Woodworks has it. Always a believer in sustainability and recycling, Richard and Judith Woods built their home using as many recycled building
Blogger’s Note: Submitted by Albany Woodworks Facebook viewer Donald Thibodaux, original ads from the Southern Cypress Manufacturers’ Association, featured prominently in National Geographic throughout the 1930s – 1940s. Designed to attract national buyers to our, at that time relatively untapped, resource of virgin-growth Tidewater Cypress timber. Upon viewing these, it becomes apparent that much can be
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