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By Michael from PARKER,CO on 10/10/2014
Solid chair that looks great! Stained with combo stain/protectant in mountain cedar color. Goes great next to our fire pit along with the angled Visa-Tete and Glider.
By Sharon from GULF BREEZE,FL on 10/10/2014
They are a beautiful color. Easily assembled, very sturdy. Ordered 2 then turned around and ordered two more! Great quality for the price.
By Paul from GASTON,SC on 10/9/2014
Much sturdier than I thought it would be.
Arrived Next Day!
By Laura from BLOOMINGTON,IN on 10/6/2014
Ordered on a Friday and it arrived Saturday! Just in time for a bonfire! ;) Fairly easy to assemble... a few of the images can be a little confusing, but it's easy enough to take apart and figure out. Gonna get some weather-proofing spray and hoping it lasts through the Indiana winter!
Balcony Adirondack Chair
By Dale from Tallahassee, FL on 10/6/2014
Outstanding chair at a great price. Good quality materials and easy to assemble.
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History of Adirondack Chairs

There is a little town on the edge of Lake Champlain, by the Adirondack Mountains, called Westport. The first Adirondack chairs were named after this town - Westport Chairs. In Blue Mountain Lake, New York, the Adirondack Museum proudly preserves the Adirondack chair's interesting history.

Trial and Error
Each summer in Westport, New York, a man named Thomas Lee enjoyed time with his large family. Stony Sides, the home this family occupied, had a shortage of patio furniture and Lee felt he could not find relaxation. In 1903, Thomas Lee began nailing boards together in his front lawn, crafting new chair designs for his 22-member family to sample. History proves that with all of this feedback, Lee created a unique new chair with a slanted seat and well-recognized spacious armrests. Lee's family whole-heartedly approved.

Harry Bunnell
Thomas Lee knew a carpenter who owned a modest shop in town. Lee showed his new creation to the carpenter, Harry Bunnell. Bunnell predicted that the yearly residents flocking to the region during the summer would really appreciate Lee's chair. Although Lee originally intended the Adirondack chairs to make his family's summer stay at Stony Sides more pleasant, Bunnell saw the potential for great profit. In 1904, Bunnell requested a patent, calling the Adirondack chair the Westport chair. In the summer of 1905, and without Lee's knowledge, Harry Bunnell secured the patent for what would become one of the most recognized outdoor furniture pieces ever.

Harry Bunnell's Westport Adirondack chair became popular all around the region. Over a twenty year period, Bunnell experimented with some variations on the original, including child Adirondack chairs and tete-a-tetes. Bunnell's Adirondack chairs were made of hemlock, painted in either dark brown or green, and signed by the carpenter himself. Today, Bunnell's original chairs come at a hefty price, about $1,200 each (Bunnell sold them for around $4.00).

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