The Wood Doctor explains what 'sinker' cypress is.
By Gene Wengert
Two North Carolina woodworkers reclaim cypress wood from old tobacco barns to create custom furniture.
Early pianos were often crafted with cypress, spruce or pine for the soundboard and hardwoods like hickory, beech and maple for pins and bridges. Piano inventor Bartolomeo Cristofori likely used these materials when he created the first piano in 1720.
A Timber Tower design for a 42-story wood tower, the tallest yet envisioned, has been published in a report by Skidmore Owings Merrill, world renowned architects. Its carbon footprint is smaller than a steel tower.
The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association has published a new case study that highlights the natural durability of cypress cladding in New England’s volatile four-season climate.
The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Assn. announces the membership of Atlanta Hardwood Corp. of Mableton, GA, to the wood products organization.
Louisiana contractor-turned-artist Thomas Dutel has found a way to turn the loss and destruction of Katrina into something beautiful, utilitarian and green. Dutel recently won Best Traditional Design for his entry in the Green Project's Salvations 2011 competition held in April.