Ipe

For a truly stunning and long-lasting outdoor project, Ipé (pronounced ee-pay) is the way to go.  It can also be brought inside to be used as hardwood flooring. Grown in Brazil, its heartwood ranges from olive brown to blackish with lighter or darker striping. It’s extremely resistant to attack by decay fungus and insects, and is very durable, commonly seen with a lifespan of 30-75 years. Ipé is low-maintenance, requiring little more than an annual application of a UV protectorate, or if desired, skip the application and enjoy the beautiful natural silver patina that will result.

All dimensions come Air Dried
Kiln Dried available for special order

Availability 

  • Select & Better
  • Mixed Grain
  • 4/4, 5/4 Thicknesses
DimensionsLengths
1×4 (3/4″ x 3-1/2″ actual)4′ – 20′
1×6 (3/4″ x 5-1/2″ actual)4′ – 20′
1×8 (3/4″ x 7-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
5/4×4 (1″ x 3-1/2″ actual)4′ – 20′
5/4×6 (1″ x 5-1/2″ actual)4′ – 20′
5/4×8 (1″ x 7-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
5/4×12 (1″ x 11-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
2×2 (1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ actual)36″
2×4 (1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
2×6 (1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
2×8 (1-1/2″ x 7-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
2×12 (1-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
4×4 (3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
4×8 (3-1/2″ x 7-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
4×12 (3-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′
6×6 (5-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ actual)8′ – 20′

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Resources

“God made the Apitong tree just for trailer bed flooring.” – listen to the podcast here!

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A Word From our President Regarding the Operation Status of OHC

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OHC Statement Regarding COVID-19

Dear Customers, Overseas Hardwoods Company (OHC) is closely monitoring the impact and progression ofCOVID-19 (Coronavirus) and are adhering to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as, the World Health Organization (WHO). As always, our primary concern is the health and safety of…

Marietta “Ipe House”

When the homeowners describe the property in which they recently purchased and built their home, the first response from most Marietta locals is “oh, you bought the chicken coop house!” That’s right, the original home on the lot near downtown Marietta Square in Georgia was a converted chicken…

Sales Team

Jess Fulcher Millwork Outside Sales

Jess

Millwork Outside Sales

Phone: 214-563-3920

Jess is originally from Dallas, Texas and has been working in the lumber industry for 41 years. Throughout his career, Jess has lived in Bolivia and spent much time traveling throughout South America.

Bob Williams Millwork Outside Sales

Bob

Millwork Outside Sales

Phone: 620-663-1155

Born in Missouri, Bob has lived in Kansas for the last 52 years. Bob has been working in the lumber industry since 1976 and even sold lumber to the Prime Minister of Japan for his own personal aircraft.

Roger Kasper Outdoor Living Sales

Roger

Outdoor Living Sales

Phone: (251) 330-7712

In his over three decade career in wholesale lumber business, Roger has held many positions from mill operator to truck driver to mill foreman and now sales. Aside from vacationing with his wife and two children, he can also be found hunting or fishing in the great outdoors.

Jimmy Cowart Outdoor Living

Jimmy Cowart is a US Navy veteran, great-grandfather and ordained minister.  He enjoys woodworking, cooking, and creative projects. He’s involved in Santa outreach and Road Riders for Jesus motorcycle ministries.