Ipe Lumber

Ipe Lumber

CHARACTERISITICS:

USES:  Decking and Flooring
ORIGINS: Mainly Peru and Brazil
BOTANICAL NAME:  Tabebuia spp.
COMMON NAME: Brazilian Walnut, Iron wood
COLOR DETAILS: Often dark chocolate brown but can vary from yellow green to reddish tones. The color will change over time with UV exposure to an aesthetically appealing patina.
WEIGHT: 5.5 lbs per B.F.
WORKABILITY: Very Hard will dull blades and tools

CAPABLILITES:

Ipe Lumber for Sale

Ipe Lumber has gotten progressively more difficult to source of the last couple of years.  An increasing amount of this specie is being made into decking before it arrives in the U.S.  Lumber thicker than 4/4 is nearly impossible to find.