A sunken panel, sinkage, or set-in panel refers to a recessed or indented area in the surface of a post or other flat parts of furniture. This design element is commonly found in various types of furniture, such as cabinets, doors, and bed frames.
It adds visual interest and can also provide structural integrity to the piece. The sunken panel can be simple or decorative, depending on the style and purpose of the furniture.
A sunken panel in furniture refers to a recessed or indented section, often rectangular or square, typically found on the front of cabinets, doors, or drawers. It is created by trimming or carving out a section of the wood to create a bordered recessed area.
This decorative feature adds visual interest and can provide a sense of depth or dimension to the piece of furniture. Sunken panels are commonly seen in traditional or classic furniture styles.
Sinkage or set-in panel in posts or other flat parts of furniture.