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Restoring and Refinishing Teak Deep Seating
By Tonya Kirneva · 10 years ago
Teak deep seating is beautiful, but even beauty fades. If you’ve let your outdoor furniture fall into disrepair, or if you’ve recently acquired an old teak patio set and wish to restore it to its ...
The Difference Between a Wood, Metal and Resin Reclining Adirondack Chair
By Tonya Kirneva · 10 years ago
The wide armrests. The long, angled back with slatted seat. Sound familiar? You’re looking at a classic piece of American designed furniture, the Adirondack. Even better, the reclining Adirondack chair adds an extra level of ...
History of the Adirondack Reclining Chair
By Tonya Kirneva · 10 years ago
You love your Adirondack rocker almost as much as you love your La-Z-Boy. So why should you have to choose between them? You don’t. Combine your two favorite things in the form of an Adirondack ...
Garden Bench Storage
By Tonya Kirneva · 10 years ago
Inside your home, there are countless closets, cabinets, nooks and crannies for storing all the things in your life. But when it comes to the outside, there’s not the same kind of resources available. A ...
The Lutyens Garden Bench
By Tonya Kirneva · 10 years ago
If you’ve ever seen a Lutyens garden bench, then you are familiar with the intricately carved backrests, signature scrolled armrests, and a sensibility that epitomizes Victorian England. Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was one of the ...
History of the Auto Tilt Umbrella
By Tonya Kerniva · 10 years ago
While the auto tilt umbrella and modern outdoor furniture are relatively recent innovations, the concept of patio umbrellas dates back to ancient times and enjoys a rich past that spans the globe. Outwardly a humdrum ...
The Different Types of Auto Tilt Umbrella
By Tonya Kerniva · 10 years ago
In an age where everything is automated, from robotic vacuums to being able to order groceries online, it’s no wonder that patio furniture has evolved too. More subtle than in other areas of industry, an ...
Manual versus Automatic Tilt Umbrella
By Tonya Kerniva · 10 years ago
Summer days call for lounging outside on the patio, lemonade in hand. But when the sunshine becomes too much to bear, don’t let it chase you inside. Instead, add a manual or automatic tilt umbrella ...
Adirondack Rocker Cushions
By Tonya Kerniva · 10 years ago
For relaxation and carefree days, try out an Adirondack rocker. It’s a great way to get some fresh air on the porch, relax in front of the TV, or comfort a crying infant. Rocking chairs ...
Adirondack Rockers for the Mom to Be
By Tonya Kerniva · 10 years ago
Known for its soothing comfort and attractive form, an Adirondack chair is also the perfect gift for new moms and mothers to be. From pregnancy, through birth and early childhood, rocking chairs are valuable to ...