Afrormosia Realtec quarter cut veneer is golden in color. It has consistent fiddleback figure, ribbon, and looks similar to Teak.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, cabinetry, flooring, furniture, interior woodwork. Because of its consistency, Realtec is ideal for large jobs, as well as continuous production.
Other Names: African Teak, Texas Ironwood.
The Tree: Regularly reaches a height of 160 feet, with diameters between 4-5 feet. Large trees may not have branches for 100 feet.
A Little History: Afrormosia is often a substitute for Teak in many industries, although it is not closely related to genuine Teak. (Source: A Guide to Useful Woods of the World, 2nd Edition)
About Afrormosia Realtec
Afrormosia Realtec is natural veneer that is embossed with figure. Both figure and color remain constant throughout large Realtec sequences. Logs that have the most valued natural figure, fiddleback, are very rare. With Realtec, you can have fiddleback in continuous supply in addition to consistent pricing. Exclusive: We are the only distributor of Realtec in the United States and Canada.