Into The Woods

If you like the au naturel look of wood patio furniture but are stumped by all the different kinds and prices, don't worry. Use this guide to decide what kind of wood patio furniture is right for your lawn and garden décor – and your budget.

Wood Types


The quality and durability of your wood outdoor furniture depends on the type of wood it's made out of. We've gathered six of the most popular woods so you can compare durability, maintenance needs, and prices.

The Finishing Touch


Learn the advantages and disadvantages of common products to protect wood furniture. With the right stain or sealant, your wood patio furniture should last for years.

Hallmarks of Quality


Once you've decided on the type of wood you want, it's time to shop for your new patio furniture. Use these tips to make sure you get pieces that are well-made and durable.


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