DESIGN DICTIONARY: Reeding and Fluting
If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk.
What are reeding and fluting?
REEDING AND FLUTING: Both are types of ornamental carving. Think convex (out) for reeding and concave (in) for fluting.
Reeding consists of rounded convex ridges similar to gadrooning. Fluting consists of concave channels or grooves.
So now you know. Fluting is not this:
And reeding is not that: