What would Batman be without Robin; Superman, without Jimmy Olson; Captain America, without Bucky; a chair without an O.W. Lee Gios Side Table. Just like great superheroes need great sidekicks, every good chair needs a great side table. This handsome side table has an understated beauty that compliments, rather than complicates, the rest of your outdoor decor. The simplicity of its design creates an understated tone that relies more on balance and form than on unnecessary details, with only a decorative-slat top and crossing support brace beneath to add a touch of embellishment. This clean-lined, minimalist approach actually establishes a modernist urban appeal that fits well with any outdoor decor. At over two feet wide in each direction, this square side table offers plenty of room for a music docking station as well as a few loungers' drinks or whatever personal items they may need to set down. And your choice of frame colors allows you to pick out just the right tone to pair with your other furnishings and exterior decor.
Materials and construction:
Only the highest quality materials are used in the production of O.W. Lee Company's furniture. Carbon steel, galvanized steel, and 6061 alloy aluminum is meticulously chosen for superior strength as well as rust and corrosion resistance. All materials are individually measured and precision cut to ensure a smooth, and accurate fit. Steel and aluminum pieces are bent into perfect shapes, then hand-forged with a hammer and anvil, a process unchanged since blacksmiths in the middle ages.
For the optimum strength of each piece, a full-circumference weld is applied wherever metal components intersect. This type of weld works to eliminate the possibility of moisture making its way into tube interiors or in a crevasse. The full-circumference weld guards against rust and corrosion. Finally, all welds are ground and sanded to create a seamless transition from one component to another.
Each frame is blasted with tiny steel particles to remove dirt and oil from the manufacturing process, which is then followed by a 5-step wash and chemical treatment, resulting in the best possible surface for the final finish. A hand-applied zinc-rich epoxy primer is used to create a protective undercoat against oxidation. This prohibits rust from spreading and helps protect the final finish. Finally, a durable polyurethane top coating is hand-applied, and oven-cured to ensure a long lasting finish.
About O.W. Lee Company
An American family tradition, O.W. Lee Company has been dedicated to the design and production of fine, handcrafted casual furniture for over 60 years. From their manufacturing facility in Ontario, California, the O.W. Lee artisans combine centuries-old techniques with state-of-the-art equipment to produce beautiful casual furniture. What started in 1947 as a wrought-iron gate manufacturer for the luxurious estates of Southern California has evolved, three generations later, into a well-known and reputable manufacturer in the ever-growing casual furniture industry.