TimberTown not only carries the highest quality hardwood species for outdoor living, we also have the most in stock. With one million board feet in the USA ready for delivery, we can supply the exotic hardwoods you need, when you need it. Through our partner and importer, we have a hardwood buyer who travels to Brazil each year and uses his personal relationships with our suppliers to ensure that we only buy from mills that follow responsible and legal harvesting practices. We also dictate how our suppliers package and ship by inspecting each container before and after arrival.
Hardwoods: The Ultimate Technical Guide
No more searching the internet for the specifications or properties of Ipe, Garapa, Tigerwood or Cumaru. Everything you need to know about these tropical hardwoods is in this free guide!
It Pays To Be Dense
There's no doubt hardwoods outlast lumber products like Cedar or Treated Pine; here's how we prove it.
Using the Janka Hardness Test, we can determine hardwoods like Ipe are up to eight times harder than their decking counterparts like Cedar, Redwood, and Southern Yellow Pine. The extra density also means they are less likely to warp or bow over time.
Tropical hardwoods can provide their fair share of challenges when it comes to installation. At TimberTown, we provide the tools and resources you need so you can know how to properly install your hardwood deck. See our Hardwoods Technical Guide for info on how to install each different hardwood.
Whether you build 10 decks a month or only one a decade, we all love saving money. What may surprise you is how much money you can save by changing the deck board lengths you use. As the best supplier of decking and hardwoods, TimberTown created the 6 Deck Patterns That Save You Money eBook to help you get more our of your outdoor space. Enjoy this FREE resource!
Our partner and supplier sends a buyer to Brazil annually to inspect the mills and forests of our Brazilian hardwoods. This ensures we have the highest quality product harvested from a responsibly managed forest. As one of the few tropical hardwood suppliers who purchases directly from the source, we can stand behind our product with confidence.
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