a question about Wrought Iron?

leelou says:

I have an adorable dining set (table and chairs) from Pier 1 that is all black wrought iron with a glass top. Problem is there isn't room for it in the new house I'm moving to...but there is a large covered back porch that is exposed on only one...

Jenny C says: Hi, Wrought iron for the outdoors has a different finish put on it so it can stand up to the outdoor elements. If yours isn't for the outdoors you could put a metal lacquer on it to prevent it from...

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Restore outdoor wrought-iron furniture and fixtures

As you start working and relaxing outside again this spring, you may notice that your home’s wrought-iron elements - such as railings and outdoor furniture - are starting to show some wear. Now’s the time to get them back in shape so they’ll hold up ...

Treasures: Could wrought-iron furniture be linked to THE Rose Garden?

The wrought-iron White House Rose Garden pieces we found were rococo ... I could find no bolts or screws holding it together. At an antiques show, an outdoor-furniture dealer told me that the Kennedy family had what they called "the Rose Garden" pattern ...

Could wrought-iron furniture be linked to White House?

At an antiques show, an outdoor-furniture dealer told me that the Kennedy ... The only photograph we could find of the wrought-iron furniture in the Rose Garden maintains that the pattern was patented in Great Britain in 1846 and in the United States ...

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Shopping for Outdoor Furniture A modern glass house, for example, might call for sprightly metal-and-mesh chairs, while a more traditional one may demand heavier teak pieces or ornate wrought iron. “I start with the style of the architecture and go for that spirit,” said Fernando

It's warm outside, enjoy your outdoor space See if your retailer offers a variety of manufacturers for outdoor seating groups, lounge chairs and tables in materials such as wood, wrought iron, cast aluminum, casual aluminum and rattan wicker. The best and most durable woods for outdoor furniture

Home & Garden: More people are bringing the indoors out-of-doors Ray Leone, manager of Plow & Hearth on Jennifer Road, said metal furniture, like cast or wrought iron, is not as popular as the wicker styles these days, "except in arbors or as accents." He observed brides planning casual outdoor weddings love

100-plus Chicago patios and rooftops for summer eating and drinking Bordered by planter boxes, the space features vintage wrought-iron chairs, marble-topped tables and cute overhead lighting. For cool, late nights, heaters and a stack of Mexican blankets are available outside. Dogs are allowed too. 2829 W. Armitage Ave

Dealer Barbara Israel on Buying Garden Furniture Fact check: "The big innovative material in the 19th century was cast iron, and it quickly became a favorite decorative element in outdoor furniture. Berlin was one of the first to do this, then England. We were a little slower to take it up in America

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