16 Furniture Leg Styles (Table, Chair & Sofa Legs)

Aug 2nd

Welcome to our furnishings leg kinds article the place we describe and illustrate 16 frequent varieties of furnishings legs for tables, chairs and sofas.

Take a look at every fashion beneath that features an illustration and write up.  Under our record is a full graphic setting out all of the kinds in an infographic.  Pin something on this web page.  

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Designed by Robert Adam (1760-1795). A basic Adam leg design consists of reeded and tapered results.

The double scroll is recognized by the rolled the 2 “rolled” design components on the leg.

Because the identify implies, the ornate double twist furnishings leg fashion makes the wooden seem as if two strands are twisted collectively.

I liken the cabriole leg fashion to a horse’s rear legs.  The higher arc is convex (outward) and the decrease is concave (inward).

A basic factor of the fluted furnishings leg is the concave reeded design which makes the legs appear to be Greek architectural columns.

The Marlborough leg is apparent and sq..  Some taper whereas some designs are straight.

Reeded desk legs embrace vertical strains created both by raised reeds or concave reeds.  Reeds are sometimes mixed with different leg kinds.

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The reverse scroll is a desk leg or chair leg with 2 rolled components, however on reverse sides of the leg.  

You gotta love the identify… “saber leg”, which is aptly named for the saber like form akin to the the curved fangs of a tiger or curved sword.

Sheraton furnishings legs date at finish of 18th and starting of 19th centuries.  The commonest sort is the sq. tapered leg.

The spade leg is in reference to the foot which widens like a spade.

Tapered furnishings legs are discovered on tables, chairs and sofas.  This design factor is usually mixed with different leg designs.

Wooden design giving a twisted look… however only a single twist in comparison with the double twist above.

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