Why Ipe'?

One of the strongest woods in the world

Environmentally friendly

Low maintenance

Up to a Class A fire rating for flame spread

Termite, Mold & Fungi resistant

No knots

High scratch & slip resistance

Can outlast composite material

Twice as strong as Oak

Time proven on many commercial projects

Better than teak

Great for docks, gazebos, benches, & tables

Worldwide shipping is available

Large selection of stock sizes

Up to 20 feet long

Up to 6x6 timbers

We custom mill to your dimensions

Comparably priced with composite decking choices

Available with hidden fastening system

Custom Milling of Ipe

We have an extensive milling facility to custom mill Ipe. Our most common custom milling includes re ripping for width, resawing for thickness, pregrooving for Ipe Clip® hidden fasteners, and Tongue & Grooving for porch decking. Please feel free to ask if you have a need for a non-standard size, as we can normally accommodate your request.

Below: Pictures of our custom milling facility.

mill shop for Ipe Decking
Our lumber mills are located nationwide and are stocked with Ipe Decking ready to be shipped direct to your home or jobsite!

Ipe Decking being milled
At Ipe Depot we mill each order to the customer's specifications and requirements.

Below: Here are some of our high end machines that we use to produce custom sized Ipe when you do not see what you need on our standard size list.

Lineal End Matcher

lineal end matcher
Lineal End Matcher is used in the product of Ipe Flooring

We manufacture custom Hardwood Flooring in our facilities located strategically across the entire United States with the finest European equipment. Our End Matcher allows us to produce long custom flooring up to 20' long from any specie, including Ipe. Most manufactures can only produce up to 8' long. This longer length give the floor a more custom look, enhancing the value of the flooring.

Our CNC Controlled Weining Molder

decking molder
Decking & Lumber Molder which is used to mill Ipe Decking orders to our customer's exact specifications.

We operate Weinig Molders at each of our locations. We use these Molders to manufacture crown molding, hardwood flooring, porch decking, and other miscellaneous moldings. The German made Weinig Molder is considered to be top of the line in the molder industry, allowing us to manufacture items to very accurate tolerances. This machine has six cutting heads to cut wood on all four sides to various profiles such as T&G flooring, Crown molding, Base molding, handrail, etc.

Gang Rip Saw

gang rip saw
Removes defects and produces the best-quality lumber for your custom decking, flooring, or hardwood lumber order.

This Gang Rip Saw maximizes lumber yield while speeding up production of custom milled decking & lumber orders. This allows us to get your order to your jobsite in the quickest time possible.

Wide Belt Sander/Planer

wide belt sander planer
If your material needs to be sanded and/or planed our widebelt sander can produce a quality finish. It also ensures a exceptional tolerance on the thickness of the finished product.

The Straightline Ripper

straight line rip saw
Our laser guided rip saws will cut rough lumber with a glue joint quality edge.

The Extrema Straightline Ripsaw. This 2,600 lb saw can rip up to 3 - 3/8" stock thickness. It has a 15 HP main motor and a 2 HP feed motor. Rip capacity is 14" maximum. This saw is used to rip Ipe to your custom width if you do not see what you need in our standard sizes. The Extrema can mount up to a 12" blade. Spindle speed is 4500 RPM. With a 2 HP feed motor, it has a feed rate of 50 to 90 feet per minute.

Call Us Toll Free for a Ipe Decking Quote: 1-877-232-3915