This rafter tail features a durable polyurethane construction and a detailed wood grain texture and natural hue. It can be painted or staining like wood with truly impressive and realistic results. When it comes to our faux-wood polyurethane products, we know you will be pleased. They are lighter, less costly and more durable than wood, and they look great. They also resist rotting, mildew, peeling and insects. The rafter tail is a popular addition to southwestern exteriors, but offers versatility as applied to a diverse range of homes. The rafter tail adds prominent detail and defining style to the roofline. It can be installed over beam ends.