If there is a popularity rating among woods used for residential decking projects, then Brazilian walnut beats all other kinds of wood. It has so many desirable properties in one package that it is hard to ignore it as potential decking option. Also known as Ipe, this wood is an exotic species, and is known to last the owner at least 20 years without adding any preservatives. Some dealers derive Brazilian walnut from responsibly reared forests, making them environmentally aware. Let’s explore more about this wonder-wood.