|Not that kind of furniture|
|Stored furniture pieces|
Furniture is metal or wooden blocks that are used to fill in the space between your printing block or form and the sides of the press bed. All pieces of furniture are measured in picas. The entire press bed does not need to be filled, but rather furniture of equal or increasingly longer lengths is added to each edge of the text block until it reaches the edge of the press, forming a stable pyramid to support each edge, like so:
|metal furniture and metal type|
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