Currently I have been pondering this situation as there is going to be an acquisition soon regarding the furniture that will go outdoors on our new deck. Actually three decks so there is some serious thinking to be done.

New is not an option. There just isn’t something out there that I am going to spend money on to support. Something sustainable that would last. What about iron? Steel and iron furniture will last generations and can be made from recycled materials.

Wicker or rattan options are made from the fast growing leafy part of the tree. Bamboo is another fast growing wood.

Now to find a local artist who is capable… Richmond isn’t exactly local but it’s a start.

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admin · December 16, 2009 at 3:39 pm

An update on the patio furniture I went with wrought iron that I bought out of the classifieds in my local paper. I recently read ‘The World Without Us’ and one of the things that will be around long after we are gone is the metal and iron we are producing.
I figured that way I can have it forever and so can my kids and we will never ever need to buy new patio furniture. Bonus it looks really cute in the yard covered in snow!

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