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Jotoba (brazilian cherry) deck? Nova Wood supplier?

Posted by just_ducky (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 4, 10 at 20:57

We are planning to install a deck. I like ipe (and have used it before), but all things being equal would prefer something less expensive and that takes a stain better. Local supplier has suggested kiln-dried jotaba (brazilian cherry). Does anyone have any experience with this wood for decking (not flooring)? We're thinking 5/4 x 6 on 16.

Also, there is a company called Nova Wood that has it available for shipment at a savings. Anyone have experience with Nova?

I searched both these subjects but didn't see any posts -- regrets if I missed something. Thanks.


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RE: Jotoba (brazilian cherry) deck? Nova Wood supplier?

I had good luck /pricing with ABS ( ipe)

http://www.abswood.com/pages/deck-compare.htm


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