Grain: Character is a blend of arching grain patterns and vertical pinstripes with at least 8 growth rings and up to 80 per inch. The grade can have some machine defects, and face checks or cracks. Also, some Pecky areas, face cracks and checks.
Knots: Knots of any size allowed; may have a few loose knots
Color: Warm honey through cinnamon tan to light chocolate tones. Can be stained for more consistent color.
Heart: 99.9% heart content
Hardness: 690 on the Janka hardness scale, comparable to Douglas Fir
Width: ¾” x 2 ½ “, 3¼”, 5¼”, 7″, 9″
Length: Flooring: 2’–12′ Paneling: 3’–12′
Kiln Dried: Yes to 6-8% moisture content. Test moisture content for job site region
Finishing: Our standard wood floor is unfinished. Pre-finishing with a micro bevel can be added. UV oil finish available.
Made in the USA
Goodwin River-Recovered® Heart Cypress
The wood eternal is commonly over 1,000 years old
Heart Cypress is one of only a few remaining prehistoric species. Logged 150+ years ago and presumed lost, these original-growth Bald Cypress trees commonly lived to be 1,000 to 1,500 years old. They were the true giants of the southeastern swamps, towering over 100 feet.
- One of Only a Few Remaining Prehistoric Species
- Antique River-Recovered® Heart Cypress Character grade offers more natural characteristics for added interest. It is uniquely fine grained and is perfect for paneling, ceilings, trim, and any place you want subtle ancient beauty