Anigre Realtec quarter cut veneer has consistent fiddleback figure and is a creamy yellow or tan with some pink tones. The grain is straight, sometimes wavy and mottled. Also has a fine, lustrous texture.
Common Uses: Architectural panels and mill work, cabinetry, doors, musical instruments, flooring, furniture and interior woodwork, as well as boat and yacht design.
Other Name(s): Anegre, Aniegre.
The Tree: Height varies but generally reaches heights of 180 feet with a trunk diameter of 3-4 feet.
A Little History: Because of its light tones, Anigre is sometimes used as a replacement for cherry – it can be easily dyed to visually replicate cherry wood veneer. (Source: Woodworking Network)
About Anigre Realtec
Anigre Realtec is natural veneer, 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.