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Furniture

Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds). Furniture is also used to hold objects at a convenient height for work (as horizontal surfaces above the ground, such as tables and desks), or to store things (e.g., cupboards and shelves). Furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art. In addition to furniture's functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. It can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. Furniture can be made using a variety of woodworking joints which often reflect the local culture.

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Table and Chairs!

These are pretty cool chairs! I like how they look when pushed into the table, but I don't know how comfortable the chairs would be with a triangular seat

Contributed by Katie Otradovec

Never be without a chair again!

Contributed by Tori Griffin

I think this qualifies as furniture!

How creative! No more awkward head turning to watch the tv!

Contributed by Josh Milligan

Looks Comfy!

I just not sure it would fit through the door!

Contributed by Josh Milligan

This is so great for kids, and you could definitely make it yourself with some blackboard paint!

Contributed by Tori Griffin

A classy-looking dining table with a pool table underneath! Let's clear the table and play!

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Interactive Table

Art meets function.

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Chess Table

This is gorgeous. It definitely belongs in my living room.

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I love how Name Design Studio upholsters furniture with beautiful, colorful fabrics.

Contributed by Kathryn Vercillo

I want this in my future house!

Contributed by Karla Balagso

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