What is ipe brancal decking?

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Sometimes you can get confused with different offers of ipe decking. This occurs as sapwood ipe (sometimes called ipe brancal) is not so common decking as heartwood ipe (usually called only as ipe).  But what is ipe brancal?  To understand the difference you should consider two parts of a  tree log: heartwood and sapwood as […]

The queen of waxes

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Carnauba wax is also called Brazil wax, ceara wax and palm wax. These many names refers to the natural wax of the leaves of the palm Copernicia prunifera,  a plant native to and grown mainly in the Brazilian states of Piauí, Ceará, and Rio Grande do Norte (at northeast of the country). Carnauba wax is […]

Brazilian Amescla Plywood

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Amescla plywood – a tropical hardwood plywood Tropical plywood is made of different species of tropical timber. Originally produced in Asia, this type of plywood is currently manufactured also in Africa and South America countries. Tropical plywood is superior to softwood plywood due to its density, strength, evenness of layers, and high quality. It is usually […]