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Furniture Parts and Features
Furniture Parts and Features

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Furniture Legs Cabriole A furniture leg that curves out at the middle and then tapers inward just above an ornamental foot Turned Legs that have been shaped using various tools while a block of wood is spun on ID: 540479 Download Presentation

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Furniture Parts and FeaturesSlide2

Furniture LegsCabriole

A furniture leg that curves out at the middle and then tapers inward just above an ornamental foot.

Turned

Legs that have been shaped using various tools while a

block of wood is spun on

a lathe.

Tapered

A leg that becomes smaller and thinner towards the bottom.

Splayed

Legs that spread at an angle from the center of the piece.Slide3

Which leg is which?

Cabriole

Turned

Tapered

SplayedSlide4

Furniture FeetPad

Rounded flat pads or disks at the end of furniture legs.

Bun

Rounded of balled feet.

Ball and Claw

Furniture foot fashioned to represent a bird’s claw gripping a ball; often carved entirely of wood.Bracket

A simple corner foot that can have an s-shaped curve or an l-shaped curved.Slide5

Match the Feet

Pad

Bun

Ball and Claw

BracketSlide6

Chair BacksLyre

A chair back that resembles a lyre (harp.)

Ladder

A chair back with a number of horizontal slats like a ladder.

Splat

A chair back having a vertical wood panel in the center. Can resemble a vase or a fiddle.Shield

A chair back having a form resembling that of a somewhat heart-shaped medieval shield.Slide7

Back to BackLyre

Ladder

Splat

ShieldSlide8

Decorative Features on Furniture

Finial

A finishing ornament for a pediment, post, or spire. Usually placed at the top.

Pediment

A decorative design detail adapted from architecture and applied to furniture.

Reeding

Rows of parallel convex beads or row of carved “hills” used to embellish a leg.FlutingRows of parallel concave beads used to embellish a leg.TurningDecorative spindles formed by turning a piece of wood on a lathe and cutting designs into the wood with a sharp knife as the piece spins.Slide9

Decorative Features

Finial

Pediment

Reeding

Fluting

T

urningSlide10

Furniture Parts Assignment

Sketch

an example of each type of furniture

feature. Label each sketch.

Cabriole

Leg, Turned Leg, Tapered Leg, Splayed Leg

Pad Foot, Bun Foot, Ball and Claw Foot, Bracket FootLyre Back, Ladder Back, Splat Back, Shield

BackFinial, Pediment, Reeding, Fluting, Turning