When your design calls for a more durable and luxurious wood, ipe fits the bill. 2x8 products are prominently featured in high-end decks across the globe. A deck made of Ipe will enhance your project with its breath-taking dark browns, deep reds, and olive hues. You can use 2x8 ipe wood for rail caps, fascia, joists, risers, and skirting material. Deck builders also use this wide plank decking to accent a deck's perimeter.