Shopping for Adirondack Painted Chairs?
Adding Adirondack painted chairs will enliven your outdoor space. The Cottage Classics painted collection at Hayneedle is crafted from sturdy Southern cypress with a Cuprianol outdoor stain finish, lightly distressed to produce that ageless “cottage” look. The paint colors available are genuine reproductions from centuries-old homes and public buildings.
Painted Adirondack chairs are designed for use primarily in an outdoor setting. The original Adirondack chair was not painted, and it might have stayed in its designer Thomas Lee’s backyard, had it not been for his friend Harry Bunnell. In 1905, Bunnell received a patent for the “Westport Chair,” and for the next twenty years he produced these chairs, painting them green or dark brown.Adorn your patio with painted Adirondack chairs to give your outdoor space a warmer feel and more personal touch.
Painting Your Adirondack Style Chairs
Any Adirondack chair is suitable for outdoor use. If you buy your chairs unpainted, you can certainly paint them if you like. Be sure to use a good primer on your Adirondack furniture before applying the paint. Oil or water based paint? Usually chairs painted with oil-based paint will last longer, but they are harder to clean up and more noxious to you and the environment. Painting with water-based paint is much easier If painting proves too difficult, you can always buy a Cambridge Adirondack chair – a fantastic addition to your garden or patio. Featuring a curved seat, this painted chair is very comfortable and reasonably priced. The white paint job will fit in naturally with the chair’s surroundings, and the five curved boards that make up the back of the chair form a smooth arc that will complement any style.
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