Tag: ipe


Project Cost: ~$40,000

Ipe deck with curved bench

This project was a pleasure to build and design. The goal of creating new spaces so clients can enjoy their beautiful yard and woods is what we are about. The design was to feature a curved bench, ample space for furniture and people, planter box, and space for the grill. We went with ipe hardwood…
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Sculpture Railing on an Ipe Deck

This ipe deck with a sculpture railing addressed the practical and design needs of the homeowners. When the homeowners met with us to discuss design they shared a desire for an artistic deck remodel that also had multiple safety features. Their original small deck became slippery and unsafe in icy conditions. So, we replaced the…
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California Modern Deck With Corten Steel

This project was initially an old rotted deck on a well designed modern home. It was above a beautiful patio that only had three support piers to stabilize the long expansive old deck. In order to engineer it properly, we made a custom flitch plate beam to meet a 17 foot span of the new…
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Ipe Deck with Pergola

This project consisted of a deck at the main entrance featuring an ample pergola, ipe tropical hardwood, and the burnt wood process known as shou sugi ban.  The dark burnt wood is an excellent contrast to the pressure treated framing. Of course, we used reinforced concrete footings and sturdy post and beam construction. This deck…
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Ipe Deck with a Planter Wall

The intention of this project was to create a deck more engaged to the beautiful outdoor space. By designing the deck approximately 28 inches off the ground we could eliminate the need for railings. Thus, avoiding a cagey deck amidst the unique landscape. Our concept was to make very minimal design choices, which included clean…
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