Ipe flat cut wood veneer sapwood is a yellow-gray to gray-brown. Heartwood is a rich and dark olive toned brown. Closely interlocked grain; has a fine to medium texture, as well as a moderate, natural luster.
Common Uses for Flat Cut Ipe Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, acoustic panels, cabinetry, doors. Also millwork and furniture, as well as yacht and aircraft interiors.
The Tree: Generally grows straight to heights between 120-150 feet with a trunk diameter of 2-4 feet.
A Little History: Although Ipe is sometimes referred to as “Brazilian Walnut” within the flooring industry, it is not a true Walnut.
Region: South America