Ipe, Brazilian Walnut

"tabebuia spp"

Olive brown to blackish, often with light/dark striping

From:
Brazil

Use:
Decking, heavy construction, marine work, flooring

Availability:
4/4" and 5/4", occasionally in 6/4" and 8/4"

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Difficult Difficult Difficult Difficult

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
5.4-5.8 lbs per bft dry 3,680 lbs @ 12% M.C.