Ipe

Harvested from managed forests in Brazil, Ipe is the most popular tropical hardwood. Used in famous structures like the Coney Island Boardwalk and the Brooklyn Bridge, Ipe stands the test of time. If you want to build a deck, siding, or piece of furniture that will outlast even you, choose Ipe.

Pre-Sanded Decking

Not only do we pre-sort all of our Ipe to ensure we sell a high quality and uniform grade, we also pre-sand all of our Ipe decking to remove banding marks and imperfections. Our Ipe goes beyond a commodity so it can be trusted on projects where impressive is important.

Dimensions: 1x6, 5/4x6
Lengths: 4' to 20'
Grooved or Square Edge

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Porch Flooring

Whether you're looking for a traditional tongue & groove flooring or a gapped look for a seamless transition to your deck, Ipe is an exceptional product for porch flooring. Our grading process will give you confidence you will achieve the look you want inside and out.

Dimensions: 1x4, 5/4x4, 1x6, 5/4x6
Lengths: 4' to 20'
Tongue & Groove, Grooved or Square Edge

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Siding & Soffits

Whether it's inside, outside, on the wall, or on the ceiling, adding natural wood brings a beautiful and timeless element to your space. To ensure you have the right product for any application, we have the ability to mill any of our Ipe into any siding, soffit, trim or custom profile. Not sure which profile you need? Our product experts can help you choose the perfect profile for the look you want.

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Deck Tiles

Ipe deck tiles are an ideal solution for rooftop decks, events, or projects requiring access below the decking surface. Available in a standard 2’x2’ square, deck tiles combined with a pedestal system allow for pipes, wires, and other equipment to remain under the deck with easy access to these elements if necessary.

Dimensions: 2'x2'

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Dimensional Lumber

From the widely available to the hard to find, we carry more options in dimensional Ipe lumber than anyone. If you need dimensions beyond decking, we can handle it. Don't let your project get sidelined waiting for product, let us help you stand out above the rest.

Dimensions: 1x4, 1x8, 5/4x12, 5/4x4, 2x2, 2x4, 2x6, 2x8, 2x10, 2x12, 4x4, 4x6, 4x8, 4x12
Lengths: 4' to 20'

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Custom Milling

One of the advantages of working with us is we offer milling for any of our natural hardwood or softwood products. From the floor to the ceiling (not to mention the walls), we have a milling profile just right for your project. No matter how you want to use our products, we can customize it for you or your client.

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Installation

Tropical hardwoods can provide their fair share of challenges when it comes to installation.  That's why we provide the tools and resources necessary to keep you looking like a pro on the job site. Here are some tips and tools for installing Hardwood decking and siding.

Hardwoods: The Ultimate Technical Guide

There's no doubt that tropical hardwoods are becoming more and more popular for decks, siding and other modern applications, but how do you make sure you're specifying the right material for your project? We put together a guide with all of the technical and aesthetic information you need to make the right hardwood choice for your upcoming build.

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Ipe Resources

This Is What Ipe Looks Like After 12 Years

On Alabama’s Northern shore of the Intracoastal Waterway lies Barber Marina. It is a full-service marina and boatyard on nine acres with 185 wet slips, 400 inside dry storage slips, 20 outside dry storage slips…

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The Ipe Grading Process

Ipe is know as the pinnacle of hardwoods, but not all Ipe is created equal. Perhaps you have purchased Ipe and the material that showed up looked very different than what you’ve seen in photos. Like any hardwood, Ipe is a natural wood product that can vary in consistency in grain pattern, color and sapwood…

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How To Finish A Hardwood Deck

Finishing (applying a protective coating or stain) a hardwood deck is different than a softwood deck, like cedar or treated pine. For instance, hardwoods like Ipe, Cumaru, Tigerwood, and Garapa are much more dense, making it difficult for finishes to penetrate the wood…

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How Do I Winterize My Hardwood Deck

During the winter months, it can be easy to neglect deck maintenance. However, the build-up of snow and ice can cause damage if you don’t prepare for winter. We’ve made a helpful list to get your deck ready to brave the cold and look better than ever when spring comes around…

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