Decorative wood columns
are an attractive feature for the exterior or interior of a home.
Whether the wood is Ash, Cherry, or Mahogany, there are many decorative
wood columns available. A couple of the more popular wood types
that are used in decorative wood columns are Mahogany and Cherry
because of the beauty of the wood. Any homeowner can enhance the
look of their home with decorative wood columns.
columns can come in many styles such as rounded, square, and fluted.
Decorative wood columns can have carvings in them such as fruits,
flowers, and leaves, and many others. Appliqués
can also be applied to wood columns transforming them into decorative
wood columns. By having decorative wood columns in the exterior
or interior of a home is a great way to add some style to the décor
of a home.
Wooden columns throughout history have been used for
structural and decorative purposes. The first columns made were
by the Greeks and they used decorative wood columns for many of
their temples. The Doric order is the first seen use of columns
by the Greeks. Since that time wooden columns have become more
decorative around the capital and base of the columns.