HARDWOOD TYPES

Hardwood Types

We offer 3 types of hardwood. Please use the menu above to learn more about each wood type and feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

Ipe
Ipe treeBotanical Name: Tabebuia spp.
Also Known As: Brazilian walnut, Ironwood, Lapacho
Pronounced (EE-pay)
Ipe trees are some of the tallest trees of the Amazon region. They can grow over 140 feet in height with a trunk diameter of up to 6 feet.
Ipe is among the hardest woods available. It is perfectly suited for decking.


Tigerwood
Ipe treeBotanical Name: Astronium fraxinifolium
Also known as: Goncalo Alves, Brazilian Koa
The trees can grow up to 120 feet tall, has branches about two-thirds of the way up a trunk that is straight and up to 5 feet thick.
The tropical, exotic look of Tigerwood will guarantee a unique deck.


Cumaru
Ipe treeBotanical Name: Dipteryx odorata
Also Known As: Brazilian Teak, Tonka Bean
Cumaru trees can grow over 120 feet tall and have a trunk diameter of 3 to 5 feet.
Cumaru is well suited for decking as it has a very appealing natural color variation and is quite durable.

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