Ipe wood is considered one of the best tropical woods by experts. This is so thanks to its characteristics and properties. Ipe is the name for the wood of several South American tree species. The trees of the subgenus Lapacho that occur in this family provide very hard and heavy wood of high quality. Ipe has a very high resistance to wood-destroying fungi and very good technical properties.
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Ipe is brown in color. It is a wood species with little variation in color. Under construction, the wooden slats will therefore vary from brown to dark brown but keep an excellent harmony between them. Its heartwood is brown, tending to greenish-yellow brown, and sometimes has light or dark banded parts. The sapwood is yellowish gray. The structure of the wood is very regular, with a fine grain and. Ipe has a straight grain, sometimes interlocked grain. The color of this wood ranges from yellowish brown to dark brown. It has an appearance similar to Cumarú wood , although the Ipé wood is of a darker color. It has a fine to medium grain, which makes this wood provide luxury and aesthetics wherever it is found. In the natural process of aging of the woods over time, the Ipe takes on a light gray-brown color, creating an effect much appreciated by some, sometimes even sought after.
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The pride of Deckmasters of South Florida, Ipe truly embodies the enduring legacy of our architecturally-inspired pursuit to bring value to every facet of the decks, structures, cladding, and furniture we design, and craft. Designed specifically for the unique qualities of its namesake, Ipe features traditional styling and masterfully applied to deep chocolate-brown hardwood.
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Sustainably-sourced from dry-tropical forests, Deckmasters Ipe hardwood is 100% FSC-certified, ensuring the forests continue to thrive for generations to come. Stunningly beautiful and durable, Ipe proudly exhibits a rich, chocolate brown shade when new that can be allowed to gracefully transform to a subtle silver patina over time that only enhances its elegance or kept ‘as new’ with minimal care.
Ipe is designed to complement any lifestyle or landscape with an extensive array of uses in a variety of sizes, shapes and heights. Ipe will bring classic beauty and outdoor bliss to your project.
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