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Old 07-15-2011, 07:11 PM   #17
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Join Date: 07-03-09
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Originally Posted by El Lobo View Post
My old man dropped by and showed me this stuff called Ipe. He bought 35K worth to do a deck for a client. He brought me a couple cut-offs and at first glance I thought it was weathered cocobolo, but apparently its the primo stuff for decks and outdoor furniture. It is unreal solid and it has a fire rating equivalent to steel and concrete!!

I'm in the mood to build an outdoor prep table, so I'm gonna give this stuff a whirl. Just thought I'd mention it.


That's good stuff. When we were in Venezuela we saw a lot of it used in the marine industry for boat finishing. I would love to get my hands on some of that.

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