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Good To Know Furniture Words

ARMOIRE – The French word we commonly use today for a large cabinet, usually with 2 doors and sometimes a ...
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Carved acanthus leaf

Good To Know Furniture Words

ACANTHUS – The leafy carving found on much traditional furniture. It represents the acanthus bush of ancient Greece. Carved acanthus ...
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Good To Know Furniture Words

ASTRAGAL - The piece of wood, sometimes decorative, that overlaps the joint where 2 doors meet.
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A Beautiful Hand Carved Oak Desk

We started with this very darkened old finish which barely showed the top notch workmanship. After many hours of repairs... ...
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