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Hand carved cypress for the bodies and Createx for the paint. Top coated in D2T.


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Nice baits. Just curious, how does the cypress compare to Balsa? Buoyancy, strength and how easy is it to work with?

Thanks  John

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Thanks John. Cypress is harder than balsa but softer than pine. It is very buoyant and works well with power tools. I tore up several balsa baits when I was starting out. Also cypress is moisture stable. Back in the old days cypress was a common material used for boats and duck decoys here in louisiana.

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