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A quarter-round drawer, usually found in the frieze of a desk or table, pivoted such that it swings out to open.

A hinge, often used at the top and bottom of a cabinet door, with two long arms rotating on a short pintle. It occurs in a similar form on (for instance) a card table flap or on a fall-front .

A sliding piece of metal of quarter circle circumference, used to support a fall-front or secretaire drawer, where it would be impossible or inappropriate to use a loper . It's also used to support adjustable chair-backs.

See Quartering.

The method by which a log is cut to achieve maximum grain figuring and stability. This is done by cutting it radially, or across the grain.

Aveneering technique, found particularly on early C18th walnut furniture, in which four essentially identical and usually highly-figured sheets of veneer are laid opposite to each other, thereby producing a symmetrical and mirrored design. The pieces are made (effectively) identical by cutting them sequentially from the same piece of wood.

The style period from 1700-1730. Characterized by the introduction of the cabriole leg and sinuous curves. The English Queen Anne period was earlier and shorter than the American period of the same name.