Copeland Construction Eastern Woodlands Garapa Deck

This Garapa deck was built by John Copeland of Copeland Construction in Mt. Vernon, TX.  Dallas area residents can contact John via email at copeland5@mac.com. The home owners just purchased this home as a second home at Lake Cypress Springs. It sits back off the water so they were wanting to enjoy as much as the view…

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Shore Vista Massaranduba Boat Dock

Located on a bend in Lake Austin across from Canyonland Nature Preserve, the site is suggestive of the elliptical form that maximizes the beautiful views of the undulating hills beyond. The rounded edges of the dock peel away, allowing more of the landscape to be captured into the visual frame.  The surface of the dock…

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Ipe Deck Repair using Ipe Color Head Screws

Last month I received a frantic call from a customer whose first contractors messed up a lot of expensive Ipe decking!  They screwed the boards in very haphazardly, countersinking some, leaving others at the surface, and completely ignoring any concept of straight lines. The new contractors hired to fix the problems had to flip the boards and…

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Poolside Garapa Deck Project in Missouri

The photos below were sent by an eDeck customer in Missouri, wrapping his pool with Garapa decking using EB-TY hidden fasteners, and finished with Warm Honey Gold color in Woodrich Brand Hardwood Wiping Stain. Garapa is a lesser-known Brazilian hardwood decking species, and is more golden-blonde than Ipe – making it both lighter in color…

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