Fluting whose lower ends are filled in with a convex molding. Cable fluting is a decorative technique used in furniture design. It involves carving vertical grooves or channels, resembling twisted or braided cables, into the surface of a piece of furniture. This technique adds texture and visual interest to the furniture, often giving it an elegant and ornate appearance. Cable fluting is commonly seen on table legs, chair backs, cabinet doors, and other wooden furniture elements.