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Storage tanks made from old Swamp Cypress, among the slowest growing trees on earth, are far rarer than the more standard Cedar tanks, most commonly seen in New York City in the form of the iconic rooftop water tower. Cypress has been employed for a variety of purposes that ultimately serve culinary needs, including pickle vats, wine storage and vinegar distilleries.
Lengths3 - 14'
Color and Surface
These beautiful Cypress tank skins are sawn for the exterior face and feature a range of color hues from the characteristic thunderstorm grey banding marks to muted peach and ivory tones after a light sanding. Years of exposure and swelling around the massive steel hoops that held these enormous barrels together, create a unique and irregular rhythm horizontal marks that compliments the natural grain, making for an extraordinarily rare and unique wall cladding.