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Posted by Sally on November 15th, 2000 02:07 PM
In reply to Usually also get a big range in quality by Ron C on November 10th, 2000 01:04 PM [Go to top of thread]

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> Ironwood by Billhart on 07/02/2007

First...thanks for your thoughts. We did install the deck last weekend using 1x6 ironwood. Ironood is a hardwood found in great numbers in Brazil and Central America. It is a beautiful color ranging from nutmeg to brown-rust. No knots or rough spots. Hard on saws and drills, though. Wholesalers say it never needs to be sealed from the elements and will weather to a soft gray. We did seal the cut ends and will seal the remainder to keep it's current color. We finish the remaining deck boards this weekend..providing there is no snow!

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