Keystone Millworks Cypress Beams, whether hand hewn or machined, can add a natural elegance to many styles of architecture.
They are also an excellent choice for outdoor projects because of it’s moderate-high resistance to decay and insects and takes stains and paints well. They can be used on everything from pergolas to arbors and everything in between.
Its beautiful fine grain looks great in both formal and casual settings. When freshly milled, cypress has a blonde color. Once a clear varnish is applied, it glows to a deep honey color. The natural protective oil (cypressene) found in cypress gives it an aromatic smell that never fades.
It can also be left natural and will take on a beautiful antique gray over time.