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Teak or Recycled Chairs?

Posted by dees473 (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 9, 11 at 14:27

I am getting ready for summer. I need new patio furniture and I am torn between teak and the recycled adirondack chairs. Does anyone have any experience or advice? This is what I am looking at. Thanks!

http://www.yardenvy.com/adirondack-chairs.asp


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RE: Teak or Recycled Chairs?

Purely a matter of choice. I'm not sure what the "recycled" option is, but it seems as though it's the same type of stuff they use on decks -- recycled plastic milk, bottles and wood chips.

The teak will be more expensive because of the material. Left to its own, teak will develop a natural gray color. The other option is to engage in an annual or semi-annual maintenance ritual with expensive marine varnish.

Here is a link that might be useful: patinated English garden bench of teak


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