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Questions & Answers

How much does Ipe cost?

Random lengths are generally about the same price as small boards. Starting as low as $2.05/linear foot for both specific and random lengths. However, for longer boards, such as the 20′ ones it starts at about $2.95/linear foot. When comparing prices make sure you compare the cost of shipping also as the wood is so dense and heavy that it even sinks in water.

Ipe Decking Price Guide: How much does Ipe Cost?

Additional cost considerations should include fastener kits for $119, sealer for $24.99 and UV Plus Finish for $74.99.  Other than that a small Ipe deck can be as little as $400 or more than $50,000 for larger projects. You can see a more detailed explanation on our blog. If you are wanting to see exact pricing go to our Ipe decking prices page.

What is Ipe?

Ipe is one of the densest, most fire-resistant, and most durable woods available. Ipe is considered the highest quality natural product you can build a deck with.

Is Ipe the same as Brazilian Walnut?

Yes, These are the same woods. You can learn more on our blog about the many names of Ipe. Brazilian Walnut also is a misleading name because it comes from not only in Brazil but in other countries in Central and South America.

How do you pronounce “Ipe”?

Ipe is simply one of the densest woods available and probably the nicest for outdoor use. It will last 70+ years and is great for use on decks. It also keeps bugs, fire, and heat away from it. The wood is so dense it will sink in water.

Ipe and Garapa Decking, Siding, and Fencing.