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Ipe Wood Ideal For Malibu Coastal Homes

by ritasimpson October 28, 2012 Architecture

Also called Brazilian walnut, ipe (pronounced ee-pay) wood is ideal for use in your Malibu home. It is ¬†one of the densest hardwoods available, three times harder than cedar. Ipe has the same fire rating as concrete and steel, meaning it resists flames much longer than softer woods, and is so dense that it doesn’t …

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