Australian Cypress Wood Floor
Color: Cream-colored sapwood; heartwood is honey-gold to brown with darker knots throughout.
Variations within Species and Grades: High degree of color variability.
Hardness (Janka): 1375; 6% harder than Northern red oak.
Dimensional Stability: Excellent change coefficient .00162; 56% more stable than red oak. However, actual installations have demonstrated significant movement in use.
Sawing/Machining: Good machining qualities.
Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.
Nailing: Can be brittle (like Brazilian cherry); splits easily.
Comments: No known problems.