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Ipe Post Caps by Acorn

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Angelene

IPE Post Caps by Acorn Deck Products

Acorn Ipe Post Caps

  • IPE is an incredibly strong, dense wood that naturally resists fire, rot, decay and mold. IPE is a naturally rich, dark brown color and will gradually fade to a brownish grey if it is left untreated.
  • All IPE post caps by Acorn Deck Products will come pre-oiled. If you would like to maintain the dark brown look, simply re-oil the post caps every 6-12 months.
  • DecksDirect offers 2 great products for use on IPE or hardwoods; Penofin Hardwood Formula and Ipe Oil Hardwood Deck Finish.


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DeckWise Hardwood Tiles

DeckWise Hardwood Tiles Available at DecksDirect

Quickly and easily add the beauty of hardwood to any outdoor space with DeckWise Deck Tiles. Homeowners and contractors alike can create a custom layout with these pre-assembled tiles, made of attractive and durable Ipe, Cumaru, or Tigerwood.

These deck tiles can be treated with an oil such as Ipe Oil to enhance and protect its natural color, or it can be left untreated and allowed to turn grey/silver over time.

Pre-drilled holes at each corner make installation with DeckWise Deck Tile Connectors incredibly fast, easy, and secure. Tiles are available with a smooth finish or with an anti-slip surface that is a great fit for applications near pools or outdoor showers.

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New DeckWise Products for Ipe Hardwoods

Mar 14, 2013 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Angelene

DeckWise Clip

DeckWise produces top-quality products for all type of decking materials in any climate. Its team of expert product developers aims to help homeowners and contractors work smarter, not harder. DecksDirect now offers high-quality fasteners, sealers, and more from DeckWise.


Ipe Oil Hardwood Deck Finish

Enhance the beauty of your hardwood deck and protect it from damaging sun, water, mold and mildew at the same time with Ipe Oil Hardwood Deck Finish. This low-odor formula comes in a natural transparent tone to enhance the appearance of any hardwood species, and the formula contains Transoxide pigments which provide added grain enhancement. Ipe Oil is not just for use on deck boards; it penetrates into the densest hardwood fences and wood railings as well.

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Ipe Seal End Grain Sealer

Protect the ends of your beautiful hardwood deck boards by applying Ipe Seal within 24 hours of cutting. This specially-formulated hardwood end grain sealer is proudly made in the USA and can easily be cleaned up with soap and water. One quart prevents splitting, checking and cracking in the exposed wood ends of approximately 500 square feet of decking.

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Ipe Clip Extreme Hidden Deck Fastener

Get maximum holding power yet individual board flexibility with Ipe Clip Extreme 4 Hidden Deck Fasteners from DeckWise. Available in black to blend into the shadow lines between boards, these fasteners provide perfect 5/32" gapping in hardwood, cedar, and composites. DeckWise designed these fasteners to last by combining a UV & chemical resistant polyethylene with a hardened stainless steel insert, and even novice deck builders don't need to worry about over-driving the screw heads because they were designed to prevent screw heads from being overdriven.

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DeckWise Hardwood Plugs

Create a fastener-free deck surface with DeckWise Hardwood Plugs. Made from real hardwood and tapered for easy installation, you can perfectly blend into the rich tones of Cumaru, Garapa, Ipe or Massaranduba. These plugs are perfect for starter boards, end boards and stairs when using a clip system such as Ipe Clip Hidden Deck Fasteners. Plugs install easily in 3/8" pre-drilled holes with Gorilla Glue, and any protruding material can simply be hand sawed or sanded off for a smooth, flush finish.

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DeckWise Pre-Drilling, Countersinking and Driver Tool

Why have three separate tools when the DeckWise Drill & Drive tool does the work of all three? Install deck screws three times faster than standard drilling and driving, plus it is a general handy tool to have for miscellaneous projects around the house.

Turn your drill into a more productive tool - after pre-drilling and countersinking with one of the included bits, then flip the insert to drive screws with the included star drive tip.

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Acorn Post Caps: Solid design & construction

Jan 07, 2009 | Posted in Product Spotlights By Store Owner

Acorn Deck Products

Acorn Wood Post Caps

Acorn Post Caps

Manufactured in Minnesota, Acorn Post Caps are fashioned out of single blocks of cedar, ipe or pressure treated pine—delivering premium results and solid construction. There are no joints to crack apart or split over time, no fasteners to fail or rust.

Take for instance, the handsome look you get with IPE post caps, a dense and naturally fire-resistant wood. Subtle profile varieties give you more to choose from with the Yellowstone, Tucson, Amherst and Boulevard styles. There's also the Tucson inset demi-top post cap, with a 3/8 inch base that protects the end-grain of your deck post.

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Acorn Wood Post Caps 

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