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.

Ipe Resources

Sweat Mountain Rooftop Deck

For the past 7 years, the homeowners have dreamed of putting a rooftop deck on their mountaintop home. When it was time to make their dream a reality, they reached out to the people at Home Specialists.

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Wood Decking Options That Stay Cool In The Summer Heat

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7 Must-Have Tools to Build A Deck

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The Battery at Suntrust Park

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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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6 Deck Patterns That Save You Money

We would all love to save money on a deck while having an outdoor space that is both beautiful and unique. There are plenty of deck patterns that can be used on your next project, but some deck patterns can actually save you money without a lot of extra time! Download our free resource today!

Hardwoods 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 project.

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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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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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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Docks

Ipe is the perfect hardwood for utilizing around or near water.  Not only is it dense and tough, but you won't have to worry about splinters in your bare feet. For projects highly exposed to the elements like docks, Ipe is a natural choice.

Pro tip: instead of cutting boards, purchase shorter lengths and save up to 30%.

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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.