Black Label Decking & Cladding

Black Label Decking & Cladding

Black LabelTM Decking & Cladding – a handpicked selection of some of the finest lumber nature has to offer.

To earn the name Black LabelTM, each board must meet our highest quality standards. That means when you buy Black LabelTM, you’re always opting for premium architectural-grade lumber. In other words, you’re opting for the world’s best decking and cladding products.

Black LabelTM Decking’s certified harvesting method that puts nature and people first, our hardwoods are one of the world’s most sustainable building products for decking, cladding, and more.

  • Forest engineers hand pick each tree, taking into account its age, size and wellbeing of the forest.
  • Only mature trees that can no longer store Carbon are picked.
  • By picking the tallest trees, we open space on the canopy of leaves, bringing sunlight into the forest and allowing new, stronger trees to grow.
  • 100% of our products are certified by either FSC or Unifloresta.
  • On top of that, we have our own Due Care Compliance
  • Program, which requires a third-party chain of custody audit from the forest floor to your door.

 

Products Categories

Black Label cumaru decking distributed by Dakota Hardwoods
Decking

Black Labelprovides an exceptional return on your investment with majestic decks made of naturally durable hardwoods that can last more than 70 years.

Black Label cladding distributed by Dakota Hardwoods
Cladding & Soffit

Black Labelbrings rain screen, cladding, and soffit systems that provide a breathtaking experience for any type of space that will last centuries.

Hardwood decking tiles distributed by Dakota Hardwoods
Deck Tiles

Conventional, rooftop, or ground level, the Black LabelDeck Tile & Pedestal System is a low-cost solution for any deck. Ideal for areas lacking adequate ventilation, our easy-to-install deck tiles provide a breath of fresh air and a unique look for any space.

Custom architectural millwork
Architectural Millwork

We offer a full range of milling and pre-finish services, including planning, custom molding, and CNC for any architectural applications. If you can dream it, we can craft it.

Black Label heavy timber distributed by Dakota Hardwoods
Heavy Timbers

Black Labelproducts keep first-class timbers and heavy section decking stocked for marine, industrial, and commercial applications like boardwalks, piers, bridges, fenders, sheet piling, RR ties, crane mats, guardrails, arbors, sunscreens, and any other applications that require large sections and long lengths.

Featured Products

Hardwoods
Ipe hardwoods boards

The King of Hardwoods

Slowly grown in South America and carefully harvested, Ipe is an incredible choice for the outdoors for several reasons. One of the best reasons is its extreme resistance to insects and the elements, which gives it an impressive lifespan of up to 75 years.

Low Maintenance: As Ipe is a very dense hardwood, it does not require great care. You also won’t have to sand your deck every two years to maintain a smooth surface.

Extreme Hardness: Superior durability makes it ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

70+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Ipe is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, Ipe has an “A” fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Ipe can be used for outdoor decking, siding and cladding, garden tiles, millwork, cogs and shafts, heavy construction, barges, shipbuilding, and almost any building project. Note: Filling is recommended to obtain a good finish.

Sustainably Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Ipe hardwood decking
Cumaru hardwood decking boards

Elite Grain for Elite Taste

An exceptional hardwood with endless qualities, Cumaru is considered one of the best species of lumber for exterior home renovation projects. Its strength also makes it a preferred wood for flooring, cabinetry, furniture, and more.

Low Maintenance: Cumaru is for those seeking cost-effective lumber with excellent strength, stiffness, and hardness properties.

Extreme Hardness: Superior durability makes it an ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

70+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Cumaru is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, Cumaru has an “A” fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Cumaru can be used for outdoor decking, flooring, millwork, cogs and shafts, heavy construction, barge, and dock fenders, tool handles, bearings, and turnery.

Sustainable Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Cumaru hardwood decking
Garapu hardwood decking boards

Nature’s Golden Treasure

Garapa is a majestic wood that doesn’t require constant chemical treatments or maintenance to withstand mold and decay. Its characteristic tone ranges from pale yellow to a golden shine, elevating modern architectural works and bringing elegance to any space.

Low Maintenance: Garapa is for those seeking cost-effective lumber with excellent strength, stiffness and hardness properties.

Extreme Hardness: Superior durability makes it an ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

70+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Garapa is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, Garapa has a “A” Fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Garapa can be used for door and window frames, bodywork floors, decks, coatings, and outdoor furniture.

Sustainable Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Garapu outdoor decking
Tigerwood hardwood boards

The Finest Stripes

Aptly named for its golden-brown hues that contrast with dark brown streaks, Tigerwood is one of the densest exotic hardwoods on the market, combining a signature feel with a unique look that brings the rainforest to any work.

Low Maintenance: Tigerwood is for those seeking cost-effective lumber with excellent strength, stiffness, and hardness properties.

Extreme Hardness: Superior durability makes it an ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

25+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Tigerwood is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, Tigerwood has an “A” fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Tigerwood can be used for outdoor and indoor decking, manufacturing of quality furniture or cabinetmaking, hand tools, handles, and musical instruments. Note: Pre-drilling is recommended.

Sustainable Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Tigerwood hardwood pier
Jabota hardwood decking lumber

Exotic Looks Meet Superior Performance

Known for its lustrous mix of shades, Jatoba is an excellent choice for wooden decks for both indoor and outdoor settings. While its sapwood provides a pinkish-white hue, its heartwood ranges from pinkish-brown to reddish-brown.

Low Maintenance: Jatoba is for those seeking cost-effective lumber with excellent strength, stiffness and hardness properties.

Extreme Hardness: Superior durability makes it an ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

25+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Jatoba is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, Jatoba has an “A” fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Jatoba can be used for outdoor and indoor decking, manufacturing of quality furniture or cabinetmaking, hand tools, handles, and musical instruments. Note: Pre-drilling is recommended.

Sustainable Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Jabota outdoor decking
Bulletwood decking boards

Beauty Meets Unmatched Durability

With unsurpassed resistance to weathering, BulletWood (also known as Massaranduba) stands out as the ideal choice for outdoor decking. While its sapwood provides warm yellow highlights, its heartwood consists of a varying reddish-brown color that may darken over time.

Low Maintenance: As BulletWood is a very dense hardwood, it does not require significant maintenance. You also won’t have to sand your deck every two years to maintain a smooth surface.

Extreme Hardness: Combined with superior durability, this species is an ideal choice for projects that demand toughness.

70+ Year Lifespan: This promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects for life.

Outstanding Resistance: Fungi, termites, and rot are no match for this species, making it perfect for outdoor use.

Wide Variety of Applications: BulletWood can be used for outdoor decking, flooring, manufacturing of quality furniture or cabinetry, heavy construction, and more. Note: Pre-drilling is recommended.

Sustainable Sourced: Trees used to produce our legal lumber are carefully selected, taking into account age, size, and productive wellbeing of the forest.

Bulletwood pool decking
Engineered & ThermoWood
Kebony Clear engineered decking and cladding

Kebony Clear

Engineered for superior durability and strength, Black Label™ Kebony has performance characteristics similar to those of tropical hardwoods.

Low Maintenance: As Kebony is very dense, it is easy to maintain. In fact, it is so easy that end sealer is not needed nor recommended.

Versatility: Kebony has unlimited standard and custom decking, cladding, and architectural millwork profiles.

50-70 Year Lifespan: Produced using an environmentally friendly patented process, Kebony is made to last for decades.

Outstanding Resistance: Fungi, termites, and rot are no match for Kebony, making it perfect for outdoor use. Additionally, Kebony has an “A” fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: Kebony can be used for outdoor decking, interior and exterior paneling, interior and exterior joinery, furniture components, molding, heavy carpentry, and industrial or heavy flooring.

Easy Waste Disposal: Kebony can be safely burnt, much like untreated wood, and will not release any harsh fumes or substances.

Kebony Clear engineered cladding installation
Thermowood Ash by Black Label

Thermowood Ash

Black Label™ ThermoWood Ash is crafted using a state-of-the-art thermal modification process to provide increased durability and stability while maintaining a beautiful, natural look.

Smooth, Dark Finish: Hemicellulose is separated into furfural and carboxylic acid. The caramelization of lignin, caused by heat, results in a darker color.

Thermally Enhanced: Heat treatment increases the stability and durability of ThermoWood Ash, making it an ideal choice for a multitude of different projects.

25+ Year Lifespan: Our promise is backed by the high quality of the chemical-free woods with which we work, guaranteeing projects will last for decades.

Astounding Highlights: ThermoWood Ash is a beautifully textured product that features naturally occurring wave-like patterns.

Wide Variety of Applications: ThermoWood Ash can be used for outdoor decking, interior and exterior paneling, interior and exterior joinery, furniture components, molding, heavy carpentry, and industrial or heavy flooring.

Thermowood Ash engineered decking by Black Label
Thermowood Pine decking by Black Label

Thermowood Pine

Black Label™ ThermoWood Pine brings the best of wood to the highest standards in stability and durability in the industry. Manufactured using special processes that reduce water absorption, it is highly resistant to decay and molding.

Low Maintenance: As Thermowood Pine is very dense, it does not require great care. The same way, end-seal wax is not needed or recommended.

Versatility 4-to-1: As one of the most versatile wood decking profiles on the market, ThermoWood pine surface decking can be fastened in four different ways.

50 to 70 Year Lifespan: Following an environmentally-friendly patented process, Thermowood Pine guarantees a project for life.

Outstanding Resistance: ThermoWood Pine is resistant to fungi, termites, and rot, making it perfect for outdoor use. In addition, ThermoWood Pine has a “A” Fire-resistance rating.

Wide Variety of Applications: ThermoWood Pine can be used for outdoor decking, interior and exterior paneling, interior and exterior joinery, furniture components, molding, heavy carpentry, and industrial or heavy flooring.

Easy Waste Disposal: Thermowood Pine can be burnt like untreated wood and will only release the smoke components associated with burning untreated wood.

Thermowood Pine decking outdoor application

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