Tongue-and-groove joinery, common in flat surfaces, allow pieces to fit together so that the seam is not visible. One side of a wood piece has a slot (groove) cut out along its edge and a thin, deep ridge (tongue) protrudes out of the opposite edge.
Corner blocks at the joints of wood frames increase sturdiness and durability. This method of joinery support offers the best strength and practicality.
Levelers keep your furniture sturdy and protected from premature wear when the floor below your furniture is not level. These useful pegs screw into the bottom of your furniture's legs, adjusting each corner to a balanced height.
Adjustable shelves create organization and optimum storage capacity. Easily move the shelves up or down to design your ideal display arrangement.
Granting useful storage space and effortless access to your belongings, fixed shelves are an very convenient feature.
Adding dimension, color, character and smoothness to the wood, a multi-step finishing process also preserves the wood's natural beauty. This wonderfully enhancing process is highly desirable, and found in the finest furniture.
Walnut has a beautiful light brown color and age rings that are very close together, giving it a smooth, delicate appearance.
Cherry wood, which is known for its fine grain, has a handsome reddish color and strong resistance to warping.
As resilient as our wood pieces can be, they still require protection and care to safeguard their timeless beauty.
At Havertys, we take many steps to ensure the quality and life of your furniture. These methods used on our wood pieces increase strength and durability, while offering an infinite variety of color, texture and beautiful effects.
Used to reinforce joints and provide support to the piece as a whole, dowel pins are inserted into a drilled hole and secured with glue. A good dowel joint employs a fluted dowel, which prevents air pockets from forming in the glue, thus keeping the wood from splitting.