Botanical Name: Tabebuia Serratifolia
Ipe wood is one of nature's most durable and dependable materials. Naturally beautiful, it is great for heavy duty items as well as turning, tool handles, archery bows, walking sticks, fishing rods, cabinet work, and decorative veneers.
Buy Ipe lumber for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.
All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915
||Heartwood is olive-brown. Grain is straight to irregular with a low to medium luster with a fine and oily texture. Fine ripple marks may be present.Fine yellow dots are pores that contain yellowish lapachol powder. These dots turn deep red in alkaline solutions.
||Pau D'Arco, IpeTabaco, Yellow Poui, Bethabara, Amapa prieta, Ebano verde, Ebene vert, Groenhart, Guayacan, Hakia, Lapacho negro, Polvillo, Surinam greenheart, Tabebuia, Tahuari, Tahua
||Sawing is difficult with a severe blunting effect on cutters. Planing or molding requires a reduced cutting angle. Pre-drilling required when using both nails and screws. Takes stains and polishes well.
||High bending strength (25963 psi) and very high crushing strength (13366 psi).