Ipe vs. Massaranduba

#TimberTips Ipe vs. Massaranduba Is Massaranduba a real Ipe alternative? Let’s see what the data shows on this episode of TimberTips! If you are in the decking industry, you’ve probably heard of Massaranduba. No doubt you’ve run across a supplier, broker or website that promotes Massaranduba as an…more

Decking Scratch Test: Azek vs. TimberTech vs. Ipe vs. Cedar

#TimberTips Decking Scratch Test: Azek vs. TimberTech vs. Ipe vs. Cedar Is there a solution to a scratched-up deck? Nothing is more frustrating than getting a brand-new deck installed in your backyard, then having your neighbors come over and drag the outdoor furniture across it causing all kinds of scratches.…more

Carpenter Hotel

Project Carpenter Hotel Location Austin, TX Developer Mighty Union Contractor DPR Construction Builder Austin Deck Company Landscape Architect Pharis Design Products Ipe Featured Project Carpenter Hotel It’s a tall order to come to downtown Austin and try to reproduce the eclectic and artsy design that is beloved by…more

Zilker Modern Home

Featured Project Zilker Modern Home Project Zilker Modern Home Location Austin, TX Builder Paradisa Homes Products Tigerwood When searching for a modern home using natural materials, your options for builders can be limited. Then there is Paradisa Homes: a semi-custom home builder transforming Austin neighborhoods using well-thought floor…more

Commercial Ipe Deck

Research Park Courtyard

Project Research Park Courtyard Location Austin, TX Builder Centex Decks Products Ipe Featured Project Research Park Courtyard In a business park off of Austin’s Research Blvd., lies this courtyard in Research Park. Home of Charles Schwab and other businesses, the courtyard uses 5,000 sq. ft. of a dense,…more