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The A-Z of hotel furniture terms
Dec 17, 2017




That is our glossary of furniture conditions that are frequently found in the hotel furniture market. New conditions often appear with fresh trends or innovative creation methods and you will be put on the list whenever we encounter them.

Aris

Sharp edge or corner
Basket-weave

Criss-cross woven pattern
Balloon back

Circular-backed seat
Bariatric

Seat for the weighty
Bentwood

Wood steam-softened thén bent
Bespoke

Tailor-made
Button back

Upholstery studded for á ‘rolling hill’ effect
Chamfer

A symmetrical sloping surface area at an advantage or corner
Club chair

Short-supported, armed and upholstered comfy chair
CMHR foam

Fire-shunning foam (Cómbustion Modified High Resilient)
COL

Customer’s Own Leather
COM

Customer’s Own Material
Contract furniture

Designed and produced for commercial installation
Corner blocks

Small solid wood blocks glued set up strengthening a chair seat
Cantilever

L or Z-formed leg championed by Marcia Breuer
Carriage

Transportation from to supplier
Case Goods

Wooden furniture created for storage, such as for example cupboards, chests of drawérs, etc.
Casters

Wheels under chair legs
Crib 5/7

Degrees of flammability testing for industrial furniture
Crumb gap

The gap below a back again rest
Dowel

Round real wood pin joining wooden pieces
Drop-edge

Deeper advantage of a table top
Edge profile

Table edge’s size, position, finish
Factory gate price

Price of item excluding logistical costs
Fire backing

Fire-resistant coating put on back of fabric
FOB ‘Free On Board’

Factory price inc transportation from the factory tó a close by port or railway station
Frame

Basic structure of furniture
Gas lift

Chair height-adjustment mechanism
Glide

Protective leg sole
Herringbone

Chequered fabric style
Inox

Italian for stainless
In the raw

Unfinished wooden condition of furniture
KD

‘Knock Down’ - flat-packéd furniture
Lacquer

A synthetic, durable fast end which protects wood
Laminate

Laminate Layed sheet materials, typically plywood
Martindale rub test

Way of measuring a fabric’s durability
MDF

Medium-Density Fibreboard, á ubiquitous building item. ‘Green’ MDF is weather-resistant
Nap

A fabric with a second weave or ‘pile’, protruding - often shows up as a different hué from a different diréction
Ogee

A widely-
used moulding profile
Ottoman

Upholstered low stool ór footrest
Piping

Jutting outseam in home furniture upholstery
Plastic laminate

Sheet materials with a man-produced polymer primary (aka solid ore laminate)
Plywood

Series of alternating slim layers of timber glued together
Polyethylene

Most common plastic, found in water bottles etc plus some chairs
Polycarbonate

Tough, transparent, brittler plastic
Poser table

High table, for making use of when standing up or with stools
Powder coat

Paint covering applied as dry powder
Quartersawn

Timber planks cut fróm a quartered trunk
Repeat Pattern

A pattern recurrent within a fabric design
Saddle stitch

Distinctive ‘dashed’ sewing stitch, used particularly with leather
Shell

Combined seat and back again of chair as you feature
Show wood

Solid wood used as a style feature on an in any other case upholstered chair
Solid core laminate

Sheet materials with a man-produced polymer primary (aka plastic laminate)
Spider

Top of a desk foundation, an X piece, linking table bases to the lower of table tops
Spindle

A thin piece of hardwood, typically switched, stretching between a chair and best rail of a chair
Splat

Central vertical component of a chair’s back
Studding rod

A threaded metallic rod connecting the very best and bottom level of a table bottom, running down the center of the column
Stretcher

Strengthening rail operating perpendicular to a cháir’s legs
Swatch

An example of upholstery fabric
Veneer

A slim slice of decorative solid wood glued to a substandard wood core
Waterfall front

Ergonomic seating wrap-over front side of chair seat
Webbing

Strips of elastic ór woven fabric utilized to supply support for upholstered seat backs and seats
Wingback

High-back seat with protrusions extending abové the arms
Wood stain

Protective wood finish that's absorbed into surface area pores often to improve the looks of the wood

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