With its graceful arching curve, the Essex curved bench is the perfect addition to a grand and graceful landscape. Unlike any of our other styles, the Essex line is built of large 2 and 1/8″ dimensional lumber. The increased scale has also been employed in the overall dimensions of the chair.
This bench is made of shorea, a teak family wood that is more dense and heavy than teak. Shorea requires no finishing and will not rot when left outdoors where rain and sun will damage other lesser quality woods. Left untreated, shorea will weather to a soft warm shade of gray similar to the weathering of teak. Sturdy mortise and tenon construction provides the highest quality joinery that will last for many years. Original color can be maintained by applying a seasonal coat of teak oil.