Gadroon Trim: A complex carving or an indented molding.
Gainsborough Chair: An elegant English style chair with padding an elegant molding.
Gallery Style Rail: A unique style railing that is thin or small in size and comes in iron with different finishes. This appears of the edges of tables.
Garden: A nature based environment outdoors used to place furniture and a place of relaxation.
Gateleg Table: A table that consists of drop leaves that is supported by gate legs
Gauge: The measurement of dimensions and quantity in a wire used for furniture.
Georgian: An elegant style from the 1700’s of carved cabriole legs, other unique carvings and blacksplats.
Gesso: A plaster or gypsum of Paris for use as a surface for painting.
Gilding: A coating with gold or gold-colored substance to give a bright aspect to furniture.
Gingham: A cotton fabric from French guingan, usually woven with two different colors of yarns in a stripped or checked design.
Glaze: A technique used in the finishing process of furniture to give the finished product a smooth glossy coating to make it more appealing to the human eye.
Goblet Pleat: A curtain that is pinch-pleated and stuffed with stiff paper to give it a classy look.
Goose-Neck Arm: A chair that has wooden curved arms that resembles a goose’s neck.
Gothic Revival: A specific style of furniture popular in the late 18th century that is characterized by different architectural features such as lines following up to a pointed arch.
Gouache: A technique of a painting with opaque water-based paints that are bounded with glue.
Grain: The direction that fibers lay in wood. A plane of grain wood is sawed perpendicular to the growth rings.
Grand Rapids Style: Style inspired by many different furniture factories in Grand Rapid Michigan during the 20th century, which is still very popular today.
Grass: Plants that grow on the ground feeding on water and nutrients that release oxygen.
Gray: A mixture of the colors black and white, creating a neutral hue.
Greek Style: A style that is characterized by the use of jewels, and stones dating back from the 9th century. It consists of the use of different native styles of wood. One main feature includes sweeping curves.
Green: A vibrant color that attracts the human eye and that gives off the vibe of nature.
Grommet: A ring of metal eyelet to prevent a cable or pipe to pass through it.
Grosgrain: A heavy silk or rayon fabric.
Gueridon: A small rounded stand or table that is elaborately carved, usually with three legs.
Guimpe: A trimming of silk, cotton, or wood that can be stiffened with wire.
Gusset: A small panel that’s shaped to give a sense of fullness.