Patio furniture made of wood is quite versatile. With or without cushions is how wood patio furniture is used. There are many different types of wood frames to choose. Here are most types of wood used for patio furniture: pine, oak, cypress, teak, mahogany, cedar, maple, birch and beech, as well as a number of exotic hardwoods. You can paint, oil or stain wood. Some wood like teak can be almost carefree if you allow it to weather to a beautiful silver-grey color. You must re-oil, re-stain or repaint your wood patio furniture from time to time.
One of the biggest complaints I hear from people in regards to patio furniture is the lack of sophisticated brands on the market. Most retailers only carry basic plastic summertime patio furniture designed for swimming pool environments. In my own personal experience out of country sources have to be found for higher quality patio furniture. If you ever decide to hold a business meeting on your patio, the furniture must project a certain image that represents you. Just as business professionals select specific car models such as Mercedes Benz or Jaguars to give off the allure of luxury. Wicker, Rattan and Iron based patio furniture are perfect for entertaining clients and business partners in a patio setting. Guests will know that they are dealing with a knowledgeable person who also has exquisite taste. In a metaphorical sense, these brands are fine antique crystals while traditional brands are plastic disposal cups. First impression matters, regardless of where you are at. So be exquisite, and use only the best furniture.
Rattan (originated from a Malay word - Rotan) is technically a tree, although it grows like a vine along the ground. They are usually found in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia and Australia. The rattan vines are cut and peeled, then steamed to make them pliable, and then they are used as rattan weaving materials. Rattan furniture can be made of stripes of Rattan that are woven together when the wood is wet. It can also be strips of Bamboo or other materials woven around straight rattan slats. Rattan easily accepts paints and stains like many other kinds of wood, so it is available in many colors and it can be worked into many styles.
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