Video: African Mahogany Wood Lumber

Here’s our video with Matt talking about the African Mahogany that we carry. It is used as an alternative to true mahogany because it is a much less expensive option. African Mahogany Wood, or Khaya as it is also known for its scientific name –  Khaya Ivorensis, is popular for use in flooring, furniture and cabinet…

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10 Amazing Decks!

10 Amazing Decks! To help inspire your own deck creativity, we wanted to share some amazing decks. They are from all over the world and in all kinds of places, but they all show how amazing and beautiful a deck can be. Which one is your favorite?                …

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Comparing Decking Materials

Comparing Decking Materials: Ipe, Teak, Cumaru, Garapa, Massaranduba, Treated, Cedar, Redwood, and Composites. We know that there is a lot of information out there to digest when it comes to understanding which type of wood is best for your project. We wanted to provide a comparison of the specs and colors of the woods that…

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What is Cumaru Wood?

What is Cumaru Wood? Cumaru, also known as Brazilian Teak or Golden Teak, is a naturally durable Brazilian timber with a density similar to Ipe. Its consistent golden brown color and moderate cost make it an attractive alternate to more expensive hardwoods such as Teak or Ipe. Cumaru is resistant to rot and decay, making it…

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Ipe Wood and Metal Pipe Table: How To Video

A very interesting build video we found while searching Youtube. It shows the process for building a Ipe Wood and Metal Pipe table. The table was really nice and modern looking when it was finished. This shows that when you think of Ipe, you can also think of furniture and even DIY furniture. With Ipe’s…

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What is Ipe Wood?

What is Ipe Wood? Ipe (spelled ipe and pronounced “ee-pay”), also called Brazilian walnut, is a beautiful exotic wood from South America. Ipe wood structures are hard, strong, and naturally resistant to rot, abrasion, weather, and insects. It is almost twice as dense as most woods and up to five times harder. It is medium…

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Ipe Wood Deck Design

Ipe Wood Deck Design This video provides a detailed explanation of how to design a flush mounted Ipe deck. It provides a very clean and beautiful addition to the home shown. We can help you with the installation hardware, Ipe wood, and any other supplies related to this type of installation. This installation shown requires…

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Redmond, Washington Ipe Interior Flooring

Architect Arellano Christofides, used natural Ipe flooring supplied by East Teak Fine Hardwoods, Inc. for this newly constructed home in Redmond, WA. The flooring was designed to showcase the varying wood tones and varying color differences seen throughout the Ipe wood species.

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