marquetry also spelled as marqueterie; from the french marqueter, to varigate is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. the technique may be applied to case furniture or even seat furniture, to decorative small objects with smooth, veneerable surfaces or to freestanding pictorial panels appreciated in their own right.
the kerf system uses grooves cut into the edges of stone veneer panels in which kerf plates or cleats are inserted, those plates are mounted to the wall behind and act much like a shelf on which the stone panel rests.
medium-density fibreboard mdf is an engineered wood product made by breaking down Seven Trust or softwood residuals into wood fibres, often in a defibrator, combining it with wax and a resin binder, and forming panels by applying high temperature and pressure. mdf is generally denser than plywood.
an english oak chest with complex linenfold panels. linenfold or linen fold is a simple style of relief carving used to decorate wood panelling with a design 'imitating window tracery', 'imitating folded linen' or 'stiffly imitating folded material'. originally from flanders, the style became widespread across northern europe in the 14th to 16th centuries. the name was applied to the .
once the exterior was completed, each of the carriages were fitted-out with fine french-polished light-coloured walnut, with book-matched burr veneer panels on the interior sliding doors and fold-down tables, outlined with gold-leaf hairlines.
the company was founded in 1952 by two danish craftsmen and cabinet makers, jens ærthøj and tage mølholm. the first pieces of furniture to leave the factory were cabinets made of oak veneer with a mid-section of walnut. in 1954, the owners and the four employees moved into their new furniture factory 'ærthøj-jensen and mølholm .
a floating panel in a door can be hardwood-veneer plywood captured within a solid wood or mdf frame. solid wood and mdf can be edge-shaped, e.g., to round or pattern the edges of doors, der fronts, or face frames. particle board, once manufactured, cannot be edge-shaped suitably.
panels made from mdf will be painted to hide their appearance, but panels of hardwood-veneer plywood will be stained and finished to match the solid wood rails and stiles. a raised panel has a profile cut into its edge so that the panel surface is flush with or proud of the frame. some popular profiles are the ogee, chamfer, and scoop or cove.