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The exclusive South American dark hardwood Ipé is also popularly known as Brazilian walnut. The wood is very hard, incredibly durable and usable for outdoor use. The core varies from reddish brown to yellowish brown or black brown (Ipé has 9 different colors for fresh cut). Ipé can be difficult to work with saw, as it has a high cutting resistance. Used for moldings, cladding, decking.

Dimensions: 20x140mm – 21x145mm – 20x185mm

See our catalog on decking and cladding here

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Facts Ipé

Botanical name: Tabebuia spp
Origin: South America
Durability: Class 1 (according to EN standards)
Dimensional stability: 1 (scale 1-5, whereas 1 is being the best)
Fibers: Straight grain and interlock grain is a natural part of the specie
Color: Dark-brown (color difference cannot be avoided – Ipé has 9 different color freshly cut)
Color extraction: Rarely (eg. on walls)


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