Another gorgeous Key West, Florida antique cypress remodel by Albany Woodworks – The Commodore Waterfront Restaurant. Looking for a renovation that would uphold their fine dining reputation, the Commodore Waterfront Restaurant came to Albany Woodworks for its top of the line antique cypress for their exterior. This upscale surf n turf restaurant has been called the
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.
Just how long can bald cypress trees live? (Above) The Cat Island Swamp Champion Bald Cypress located in St Francisville, Louisiana is the largest living cypress with a 53 foot girth and 90 foot height. It is believed to be between 700 and 1,000 years old. Fun Fact: Bald cypress trees were the last of
From the the 1994 Louisiana Life Magazine: Bringing Cypress to its Knees By Robert Fritchey Some lumberjacks head for the hills; in Louisiana they go to the swamps “Louisiana’s legislators proclaimed cypress the official state tree in 1963. They needn’t have bothered. While most states within the tree’s surprisingly wide range may boast of only
After purchasing sanding equipment, table saw, and hand drill, Richard and friends began to build the first products in 1,000-year-old Cypress harvested from an 1880’s Planer mill building. A classic Adirondack chair, southern porch swings and furniture rounded out the catalog of items.