Definitions for "Flutes"
Vertical grooves on the shaft of a column or other support.
rounded vertical grooves on a column or pilaster.
Vertical grooves routed into newel posts and balusters to add a decorative patterned element. Click here to see a photo of fluted parts.
Keywords:  shui, feng, bamboo, arrows, hung
Bamboo flutes represent strength and support and are a popular Feng Shui cure. They can be hung from beams to soften poison arrows or over the front entrance to symbolize security and protection from negative forces.