As resilient as our wood pieces can be, they still require protection and care to safeguard their timeless beauty.
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.
A way to add texture, personality and richness to any piece of furniture, crown molding is a decorative strip used along the tops of cabinets.
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.
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.
Small holes are made to emulate these ravages of time by using a tool with thin rods tipped with a round metal ball.
This technique brings more depth to grain patterns by using a small brush with a very dark stain to put random short dark lines or curves on the surface.