Pine Patio Furniture ~ from rustic to refined

pine patio furniturePine patio furniture combines the rustic charm of country style with exceptional comfort and durability. Lodgepole Pine, a hardy, slow growth variety from the Pacific Northwest is renowned for its fine straight grain, attractive light colour and small tight knots. This distinctive wood species is the perfect material for fine pine furniture.

White pine is very weather resistant, and can last many decades without rotting. Pine furniture should however, have a protective finish in order to ensure its durability. Treated pine offers distinct advantages over other traditional outdoor materials. It is insect and rot resistant, it is cheaper than teak and other woods, and it is milled from a renewable resource: plantation grown pine.

pine chaise loungeSouthern yellow pine is also popular for outdoor furniture and is considered an American renewable resource. A distressed finish treatment provides an antique, weathered appearance and the rugged good looks of pine patio furniture make it perfect for a country cottage style for both interior and outdoor decor.

Pine patio furniture is the best choice for those who prefer to paint or stain their outdoor furniture. Pine looks fabulous when it is stained—the natural knots found in pinewood are admired by many people. Regular staining will be required.

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