ipe

Ipe, also known as Brazilian Walnut and Lapacho, can vary in color from reddish brown, to a more yellowish olive brown or darker blackish brown; sometimes with contrasting darker brown/black stripes. In certain species, there are powdery yellow deposits within the wood. Ipe can be difficult to distinguish visually from Cumaru, another dense South American timber, though Ipe tends to be darker, and lacks the subtle yet characteristic vanilla/cinnamon scent while being worked.

Ipe has a fine to medium texture, with the grain varying from straight to irregular or interlocked. It has a moderate natural luster.

Janka Hardness: 3,510 lbf (15,620 N)

*Source: wood-database.com

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