Furniture Terms

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hand: the aesthetic feel or tactile quality of fabric.

Hand-Antiqued: The hand application of a darker color over a lighter color creating a dramatic highlight.

hardwood: wood from a deciduous tree. Maple, walnut, mahogany and oak are examples of hardwoods frequently used in furniture construction.

headboard: vertical panel or structure situated at the head of a bed frame.

Hepplewhite: Historically 1770-1786. A later contemporary of Thomas Chippendale, George Hepplewhite's name also became synonymous with the style of furniture he popularized. His lighter, more delicate style consisted of slender fluted legs with spade feet, delicate carvings of classical motifs, shield or lyre backs on chairs and damask silks and satins for upholstery.

Hide: The skin of an animal.

high boy: a tall chest of drawers supported by four legs.

hue: the tint of a color; i.e. red, blue, green, yellow.

hutch: an upper cabinet with open shelves or doors that is placed atop a buffet, desk or other case good.

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5125 Commercial Drive
Yorkville, NY 13495
Phone: 315-736-1600

Hours/Days of Operation

Mon - Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


131 Henry St
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: 315-339-2330

Hours/Days of Operation

Mon - Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Clearance Center

32 Campion Rd
New Hartford, NY 13413
Phone: 315-798-9363

Hours/Days of Operation

Mon & Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tues Wed Thurs Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Joe Tahan's Furniture features a large selection of quality living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, and entertainment furniture as well as mattresses, home decor and accessories. Joe Tahan's has a store location in Yorkville, NY. Joe Tahan's serves the surrounding areas of Yorkville, Rome, New Hartford, NY. If you’re looking for the perfect furniture to suit your needs as well as your lifestyle, stop by Joe Tahan's in Yorkville, Rome, New Hartford, NY today!