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Chair Terminology Guide

Have you ever purchased chairs for your organization? Do you know exactly what to call each part of the chair? It can be hard to describe what you want in a custom chair if you don’t know the names for each part. Eustis Chair has got you covered.


Eustis Chair has been an industry leader for over 30 years. We have learned a lot in that time. Now we would like to share our chair knowledge with you. Please enjoy this chair terminology guide, and contact us with any questions.


Key Terms:


Back Splat- A wider piece of wood used in the back assembly of a chair

Back Slat- Vertical or horizontal pieces of wood used in the back assembly of a chair

Top Back- The top back of the chair

Mid Rail- A rail close to the back of the chair 

Front Rail- Rail that runs along the front of the chair

Side Rail- Rail that runs along the side of the chair

Legs- Lower support for the chair

Eustis Joint- Our chair joint technology makes the joints stronger than the hardwood


Eustis Chair manufactures the absolute best hardwood chairs available on the market today. We offer both stacking and non-stacking custom hardwood chairs. We make both antique reproductions as well as contemporary classic chairs. Eustis Chair manufactures elegant and comfortable chairs for lasting durability.


After reviewing this chair terminology guide, you are ready to order custom chairs that fit your design. We look forward to hearing from you.  


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