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860Re: Wood for Bagaduce

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  • waltbald
    Nov 24, 2005
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      Much more likely bald cypress (Taxodium distichum). Lawsons Cypress
      (Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana) is idenditfied in a US Forest Products Lab
      document as Port Orford Cedar.

      regards,

      Walter Owens

      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, stuart crawford <scrawford@p...> wrote:
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      > Is the cypress you are referring to Lawsons cypress? (related to
      Macracarpa)
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      > Stuart Crawford.
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      > > From: James Greene <jg6892@g...>
      > > Reply-To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 11:52:14 +0800
      > > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Wood for Bagaduce
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      > > Cypress is great keel wood.
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      > > James Greene
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      > > On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 14:52:06 -0500, John B. Trussell wrote:
      > >> Cypress starts out heavier than cedar and then soaks up a lot mor
      water,
      > >> becoming very heavy indeed. On the plus side, cypress is
      resistent to rot
      > >> and will last a long, long time.
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