The Complete Guide to Buying an Adirondack Chair

Since its invention in the early 1900s by Thomas Lee, the Adirondack chair has been a feature on patios, decks, and porches around the world. Originally known as the Westport chair, the modern Adirondack chair’s heritage can be traced back to 1938, when Irving Wolpin designed the contoured back and seat that makes this chair so comfortable to use. When it comes to choosing the … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Buying an Adirondack Chair


1 Piece, 3 Ways: Classic Folding Adirondack

The best-selling Classic Folding Adirondack Chair holds a special place in our hearts. It’s the first chair we ever produced and set the standard for all of the dining, lounge, and deep seating options that came after. A consistent customer favorite, this lounger offers hours of comfort, boasts a road-trip-ready folding feature, and is available in all of our lumber colors and finishes.  There are … Continue reading 1 Piece, 3 Ways: Classic Folding Adirondack

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Adirondack Chair History: The Complete Timeline

The Adirondack chair is an iconic piece of outdoor furniture that graces patios, decks, and beaches all across America. But have you ever wondered how this chair came to be or where it originated? Keep reading to learn the history of the Adirondack chair and a few fun facts about how it became so iconic. What is an Adirondack Chair? An Adirondack chair is a … Continue reading Adirondack Chair History: The Complete Timeline

Planning an Outdoor Home Theater

A fresh batch of buttery popcorn rests in your lap. You stretch back in supportive cushions of a spacious armchair. The lighting dims and the movie screen glows in the darkness. No, you’re not squeezed into the back row of your neighborhood cineplex — you and your family are sprawled in the comfort of your own backyard, enjoying your favorite comedy under a cozy canopy … Continue reading Planning an Outdoor Home Theater


Furnish Your Outdoor Space: Waterfront

Choosing outdoor furniture is an investment, so how do you make sure it complements your home’s exterior for the long haul? At POLYWOOD, we offer an array of durable furniture in classic colors that will never go out of style. You can easily add some personality with colorful throw pillows and accent pieces — and then change them out when you need an update. But, … Continue reading Furnish Your Outdoor Space: Waterfront


A Colorful Adirondack Porch Makeover

You may remember Our First Porch Makeover featuring our Jefferson Woven Rockers. This summer, we were approached by a friend and neighbor of one of our sales employees. Blake and his wife, Amanda, were wrapping up the build of their new home and the vision for their front porch included POLYWOOD Tangerine South Beach Adirondacks. Our South Beach Adirondack sits higher than our other Adirondack styles (16-inch seat height), which … Continue reading A Colorful Adirondack Porch Makeover

Comparing Adirondack Styles

One of the first products developed at POLYWOOD was the Classic Folding Adirondack Chair – it’s actually our best-selling Adirondack to date. Since then, we’ve added several styles of Adirondacks, which at first glance, can sometimes be difficult to distinguish. In order to find the perfect fit for you and your home, let’s take a look at the different styles we offer and what makes … Continue reading Comparing Adirondack Styles