Gleason - Canyon - LAF Sofa & RAF Sofa with Corner Wedge Sectional

RAF, LAF, LOL? What? Confusing isn’t it…

This guide is meant to help you understand the industry jargon. Sectionals can come in a variety of configurations. 

Sectional Terminology:

  • RAF (Right Arm Facing): When looking at the sectional piece the arm is on the right side.
  • LAF (Left Arm Facing): When looking at the sectional piece the arm is on the left side.
  • Armless: The piece has no arms on either side so it can be placed between other armless pieces and/or RAF and LAF pieces.
  • Wedge: A corner piece that has no arms and can be used with RAF or LAF pieces, armless pieces, and even sofas and loveseats with arms.
  • Console: Can be placed between two pieces without arms.

Sectional Types:

  • 2 PC. Sectional: A two piece sectional has one RAF piece and one LAF piece.
  • 2-PC. Chaise Sectional: A sectional with an RAF or LAF sofa and a LAF or RAF chaise.
  • Individual Piece Sectional: A sectional that has three or more pieces available that can be used to produce numerous configurations.
  • Sofa and Loveseat Sectional: A sectional that uses a wedge to connect a sofa and loveseat, two sofas, or two loveseats to make a sectional.

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