5/4 x 6 Cumaru
5/4 x 6 Cumaru – High Benefits. Low Cost.
As one of the best decking options, 5/4 x 6 Cumaru provides you with a strong resilient material that is perfect for numerous applications. This profile has many uses including decking, fencing, benches and planter boxes. This board profile is slowly milled to the net ‘finished’ dimensions of approximately 1″ thick x 5 1/2″ wide. It is available in lengths from three feet up to twenty feet.
Known for it’s low cost and resilience Cumaru has earned itself the nickname Brazilian Teak. It is an incredibly durable hardwood that gives Ipe a good run for it’s money. With a proven lifespan of up to and over 50 years Cumaru is a hardwood that will last you decades to come. All while maintaining it’s numerous great benefits.
What gives Cumaru its excellent durability is its dense grain and natural in grain oils. It is thanks to the grain and oil that Cumaru is able to resist wood rot, mold, decay and wood boring insects! It is also highly resistant to checking and splintering, all while being a very low maintenance wood.
If you desire the ultimate level of low maintenance you can choose to let the wood naturally patina to a smooth silvery gray. This way you will only have to give your deck an occasional surface washing to keep clean.
However if you want to retain Cumaru’s natural beautiful colors, you can make use of Ipe Oil. This easy to apply finish will only require occasional applications on top of surface cleaning, but will allow you to keep your deck looking freshly installed for years to come!
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.
5/4 x 6 Cumaru is a premiere decking choice and will outperform any composite or hardwood alternative over its lifespan.
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!