Outdoor furniture, also known as garden furniture or patio furniture, is designed specifically with properties and variables that support exterior uses. Common weather-resistant materials for outdoor furniture include aluminum (rust resistant), plastics, treated wood, wicker, and wrought iron. Outdoor furniture is often sold in furniture sets for specific uses such as lounging on chaise lounges, sharing outdoor meals at patio tables, or having conversations on patio sofas.
Outdoor chaise lounge chairs are adjustable outdoor furniture pieces used for relaxing. Typically found poolside or at the beach, chaise lounge chairs are iconic summer chairs for sun bathing while laying down or sitting upright. Outdoor chaise lounge chairs are 78” | 198 cm in length, 20.5” | 52 cm wide, with an overall back height of 34.5” | 88 cm, and seat height of 13” | 33 cm. Chaise lounge chairs are often made with aluminum frames and surfaces of vinyl straps or polyester fabrics.
Materials: Vinyl straps, polyester mesh, aluminum frame
Chaise Lounge Chair side elevation, front, plan, side (sunbathing person)
Picnic tables are outdoor tables with included benches. Named for the act of eating meals outdoors, or picnicking, picnic tables are typically found in many public parks, campgrounds, rest areas, and private back yards, but their functional design has also made them popular for cafeterias, community centers, and break rooms. Picnic tables come in a variety of shapes and sizes—here a wooden rectangular picnic table designed for 4-6 people. Rectangular picnic tables are commonly dimensioned at 72” | 183 cm in length, 58.75” | 149 cm in width, an overall table height of 30.5” | 78 cm, and a bench height at 17” | 43 cm.
Width (Legs): 52.0” | 132 cm
Width (Bench): 11.5” | 29 cm
Height (Bench): 17.0" | 43 cm
Materials: Weather treated wood, plastic , metal, concrete
Picnic table front elevation, side, plan (detailed), plan (simple), side (people sitting)