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Learn about Ipe

Ipe (pronounced “e-pay”), also known as Brazilian Walnut™, has earned a reputation as one of the only hardwood products that will last for approximately as long as you will own your house.

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fresh Ipe deck

Why Ipe is the Best

The high density and extreme hardness of Ipe has earned it the nickname Ironwood™. The Class A fire rating, putting it on par with concrete or metal, adds to the allure of this reddish brown species.

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J. Gibson McIlvain

We have provided fine lumber for notable projects throughout the world, including the Smithsonian museums, Supreme Court building, the White House, Capitol building, and celebrity homes nationwide.

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Wholesale Distributor of Ipe Decking & Lumber

The J. Gibson McIlvain Company carries in stock all commercially available sizes of S4S E4E Ipe Decking and kiln dried lumber. We have what you need—from 1” through 6” thick Ipe Decking sizes. You can request widths from 4” up to 12”. Lengths generally run from 8’ and longer, but we stock 4’, 5’, and 6’ for dock building, among other applications.

We may be also able to offer FSC Certified Ipe Decking. The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is devoted to responsible forestry practices. Although not all lumber can be FSC certified, the J. Gibson McIlvain Company strives to purchase FSC certified lumber when available.

Want to speak to a live sales representative? Call 1-800-638-9100. Or you can email us and your inquiry will be sent to one of our in-house sales representatives.

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