Australian Cypress

Technical species specifications for Australian Cypress Hardwood Flooring from Fantastic Floor – Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.
Description
Australian Cypress flooring is characterized by its predominantly golden color, showcasing a remarkable interplay between sapwood and heartwood. The colors span from cream-colored sapwood, to yellow-gold hues and brown tones in the heartwood. Knots in the wood occasionally accentuate the overall appearance, introducing darker colors. The natural beauty and color variations of Australian Cypress flooring make for a unique and visually appealing addition to any space.
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Scientific Name, Other Names:
Barakula Gold, White Cypress, Cypress Pine, Callitris Glauca, Murray Pine, Murray River Cypress, Murray River Pine, Blue Cypress
About:
Our Australian Cypress is harvested from the Barakula State Forest in Western Queensland and otherwise known as “Barakula Gold” due to the superior quality of raw material. Australian Cypress is a conifer native to the eastern states of Australia. The distribution of Australian cypress is mostly in inland New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Australian cypress is logged on a sustainable basis as part of the Australian Government’s Australian Farm Forestry Program.
Applications:
flooring, furniture components, decorative veneers, and cabinetry
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Density (KG/m3):
608
Tangential Shrinkage:
2.6 %
Radial Shrinkage:
2.4 %
Family:
Callitris
Tree Characteristics:
Australian Cypress is a small to medium-sized tree, usually growing to about 18 metres tall, but occasionally reaching 30 metres, and has a straight trunk.
Geographic Area:
Queensland and New South Wales, Australia
Color:
Heartwood ranges from honey-gold to brown with darker knots. Sapwood can be cream or straw-colored.
Photosensitivity:
Australian Cypress will exhibit an ambering effect over time, gaining more of the golden coloring it already possesses.
Luster:
Medium
Grain:
Closed and tight grain with no-thru knots
Texture:
Fine
Drying Characteristics:
Dries Quickly
Working Characteristics:
Australian cypress is easy to machine and sand, but can be brittle. Care should be taken when nailing. Pre-boring is suggested for this process.
Durability Rating:
Australian Cypress is very durable and has been known to be resistant to termites.
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