gerald wrote:From the name I was hoping to see that he uses cypress to build kayaks. Didn't appear to have that kind of information though. Cypress is generally heavier than WRC but it has possibilities. At the least for accents. I KNOW it works well for beehives.
Pogo wrote:And where would that be?
By the way, I think it's worth mentioning for the record that we builders use western red cedar so often not because "that's the way we've always done it", but because there are lots of good and valid reasons. To wit, it's cheap, readily available, machines and tools well, looks good, happily accepts glue and 'poxy, is plenty strong, is easy to sand, and is light weight. Not trying to dissuade anyone from using other species, just making the note.
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