IPE Rules

Scott Burt discusses the 5 most important rules to follow when work with IPE.

“Ipe Rules” Class at ’15 Deck Expo in Chicago

Written by on November 22, 2015 in Common Issues, IPE Rules with 0 Comments

Lively Discussion on Ipe Rules Wood snobs Scott Burt and Todd Pudvar, co-founders and trainers at Prep to Finish, taught an ipe class in Chicago at the 2015 Deck Expo held at the Navy Pier on October 1. The class included a power point presentation in support of the presentation on their popular Ipe Rules. […]

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IPE Rule #1: No Film Forming Coatings

Written by on June 23, 2015 in Articles, IPE Rules with 1 Comment
IPE Rule #1: No Film Forming Coatings

To begin drilling deeper into our rules for IPE and why they are important, here is further detail into the first rule. No Film Forming Coatings. Period. A film forming coating is one that does not penetrate the wood. It sits on top of the wood and tries to stick to it. These coatings can […]

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