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Oxford Garden Franklin Shorea Wood Rocking Chair

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Product Overview
  • Dimensions: 27W x 32D x 44H in.
  • Durable shorea wood is resistant to rot and bug damage
  • Untreated wood will weather beautifully
  • Side table sold separately to purchase
  • Eco-friendly
Specifications
Dimensions
32L x 27W x 44H in.
Weight
55 lbs.
Material
Shorea Wood
Brand
Oxford Garden
Delivery
The Franklin Collection
Overview
  • Dimensions: 27W x 32D x 44H in.
  • Durable shorea wood is resistant to rot and bug damage
  • Untreated wood will weather beautifully
  • Side table sold separately to purchase
  • Eco-friendly
What's Included
Rocking Chair
What's Not Included
Side Table, Blanket, Accessories
Description

The Oxford Garden Franklin Shorea Wood Rocking Chair combines a truly proud historic look with modern styling touches. Each sturdily built chair reflects traditional English design and is crafted of beautiful, durable shorea wood, which is similar to teak wood. One of the most important benefits of this wood is that it is resistant to rot and bug damage. With little or no maintenance, your rocker will last many years outdoors. Left untreated, it will weather naturally to a warm shade of gray. Made for indoors, outdoors, or covered porch. Ships partially assembled.


With smooth lines of construction, the Franklin Rocking Chair by Oxford Garden is a beautifully classic addition to your backyard.


Shorea Wood: An Eco-Friendly Choice
Like teak, its more expensive counterpart, Shorea is a high-quality hardwood praised not only for its looks, but also for its longevity and resistance to decay. Shorea is hard and dense, like teak. In fact, it possesses an even tighter wood grain, making it heavier, denser, and harder than teak, and both woods are extremely resistant to decay. Shorea wood contains a comparatively high oil content, which not only enhances its defenses against the ravages of time and changing climate, but also against destructive insect infestations. So if teak and Shorea are so similar, why does teak cost up to twice as much? Shorea's lower cost can be attributed to its abundance compared to teak's rarity.


This abundance of supply is also what makes Shorea a green choice. Shorea wood is carefully regulated. Only mature trees can be legally harvested. This ensures a steady supply of Shorea wood, while also protecting irreplaceable forests. Because Oxford Garden obtains their Shorea wood from superior sources, minimal processing is required to bring out the wood's stunning color and grains. This means less chemicals used. Oxford Garden's factories use recycled wood to fuel production kilns. They take steps to conserve natural resources and the result is a smaller carbon footprint.

Proposition 65 WARNING(S) - For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov
This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause: cancer, birth defects, male reproductive harm.
This product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause: cancer.
Maintenance & Care

Wood Care Instructions
After assembly, furniture should be rinsed well with water to remove dust left over from manufacturing. This should be done before placing on concrete or tile to prevent staining. Since Shorea has such high oil content and is so dense, it weathers well outside without maintenance at all. Shorea will weather naturally to silver gray. While the weather process may change its color, the grain will still be smooth. You may treat each piece with Teak oil to prolong weathering.


A seasonal cleaning may be desired. This can be done easily with a mild solution of water, laundry detergent, and a little bleach. Just rinse the furniture and use a sponge or soft bristle brush to scrub the furniture with the solution. Lastly, rinse the furniture with more fresh water.


If the original warm brown color is preferred, Oxford Garden suggests any teak oil to be used seasonally to preserve the color. The application of oil is simply cosmetic. Test in an inconspicuous spot to approve the color before applying to the whole piece of furniture. Application of oil is at the customer's discretion and is not included in the warranty. If the original wood color is preferred after graying has begun, Oxford Garden recommends using a wood cleaner to restore the color. Follow up with a new application of teak oil.


Painting or using polyurethane is NOT recommended due to the high oil content of shorea wood. Because some surface roughness may develop early in the weathering process, a very light sanding may be desired to smooth out the roughness. Follow up with a dry rough cleaning sponge to remove any remaining sawdust.

About Oxford Garden
Oxford Garden

Having started off in 1997, producing shorea wood furniture, Oxford Garden now offers an extensive line of shorea, teak, and acacia hardwood outdoor furniture at an affordable price. Located in Louisville, Ky., and family operated, Oxford Garden's goal is to provide quality outdoor furniture that will stand the test of time. Every piece of furniture is commercial grade, handcrafted of shorea hard wood, and uses mortise-and-tenon joinery for superior strength. Oxford Garden is known for creating outdoor furniture with a classic, timeless style.

Specifications
Brand
Oxford Garden
Collection
Franklin
Dimensions
32L x 27W x 44H in.
Feature
All Weather
Finish
Brown
Frame Material
Wood
International Shipping
Canada
Material
Shorea Wood
Seat Color
Brown
Seat Dimensions
21W x 19D in.
Seat Height
17 in.
Warranty
3 Years
Weight
55 lbs.
Weight Capacity
250 lbs.
Wood Type
Shorea
Delivery Options
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Product Guarantee
We stand behind all the products we sell, and your satisfaction is our top priority. If you're not pleased with the quality of your purchase, call us at 1.888.880.4884 or visit our Returns Center for more information.

Manufacturer Warranty
This product has a 3-year manufacturer warranty against structural failure, provided the furniture is assembled correctly and is subjected to normal use and protected against wood rot and insect infestations. For more warranty information, please contact Oxford Garden at 877.866.3331 or http://www.oxfordgarden.com./contact-oxford-garden.html.
Return & Exchange Policy
You may return most new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange within 30 days of delivery date.

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