5/4 x 10 Cumaru

June 27, 2016 4:52 pm
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5/4 x 10 Cumaru – A Robust Wood for Skirting & Fascia

With great versatility, 5/4 x 10 Cumaru is a profile that has numerous uses for decking projects. Apart from decking uses, this profile is great for skirting and fascia boards. 5/4 x 10 Cumaru does a great job accenting a decking project as via skirting, or adding a nice contrast to a home as a fascia board. With it’s long lifespan you also won’t have to worry about replacing your skirting or fascia boards for a long time. It’s a beautiful exotic hardwood that is sure to impress and will add a great value to your home. This board profile is slowly milled to the net ‘finished’ dimensions of approximately 1″ thick x 9 1/4″ wide. It is available in lengths from three feet up to twenty feet.

Cumaru’s appearance can vary from golden brown to reddish brown, with some dark grain accents throughout. It’s a beautiful wood, that shares many similarities with Ipe.

Cumaru’s tight dense grain provides it with numerous benefits that make it a great option when compared with composites and hardwood alternatives. Cumaru has a proven lifespan of up to and over 50 years. It is a wood that is made to last and look great during it’s lifespan. It is also highly resistant to Wood Rot, Mold, Decay and Termites. This is largely thanks to it’s in grain natural oils.

Our Cumaru is responsibly harvested from well managed forests. Each board we sell comes from a sustainable source and thanks to our mill in Brazil, we can oversee the lumber at each every step of the process.

If left untreated Cumaru will naturally mature to a smooth silvery patina. This will not change Cumaru’s durability in the slightest. However if a customer would like to retain Cumaru’s gorgeous colors, an easy occasional application Ipe Oil will help ensure that those brown and reddish hues stick around.

Cumaru is a great value for customers seeking a low-cost hardwood that has top tier strength, hardness and durability.

To get more information about Cumaru, or to speak with one of our highly knowledgeable sales staff, contact us today and get your free Cumaru quote!cumaru-call-to-action