Crafted in classic, picnic table style, the All Things Cedar Market Picnic Table Set - Seats 8 gives you more quality and life than the average picnic table offering. Brass hardware and mortise-and-tenon joinery add the subtle touches that come from fine craftsmanship, but the real difference is the use of high-quality Western Red Cedar. Sustainably harvested for just this purpose, this appealing wood is ideal for outdoor furniture, thanks to its smooth grain and natural resistance to insects and the elements. The exterior is smooth-sanded with a natural, oil finish that brings out the inherent beauty of the material. You can easily sit eight, but we wouldn't blame you if you didn't want to share.
About Western Red Cedar: From the evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family, is native to North America. Among the most widespread trees in the Pacific Northwest. In the industry, Western Red Cedar is used in furniture construction primarily because of its attractive appearance, aroma, durability, lightness and superior insulation qualities. The soft red-brown timber has a tight, straight grain with few knots. It is valued for its distinct appearance, aroma and high natural resistance to decay. When well-sealed it can retain is pungent odor for decades.