LA Cypress Inc.
These are beautiful Cypress Porch Swings built to last with quality and pride, hanging chains included. 100% hand crafted from cypress lumber (The Eternal Wood). Our slats are 1 inch thick and 1 3/4 inches wide routered (no sharp edges) and finish sanded on all sides and ends for your safety and comfort . Large very sturdy heavy duty frame. The slats are screwed (NOT STAPLED) to the frame and the frame is bolted together with 5/16 inch bolts the bottom of the swing is beautifully contoured for your sitting pleasure. Our swings come unfinished and may be left unfinished to weather to a beautiful barn wood grey, or decorate as you choose. We use galvanized and zinc plated hardware which are rust resistant. Cypress is known as the "Eternal Wood" it is naturally insect so you do not have to paint, stain or water seal it if you choose not to.
|OVERALL DIMENSIONS:||84W x 27D x 21H in.|
|INSIDE SEAT DIMENSIONS:||80"W X 19"D|
|WEIGHT CAPACITY:||500 lbs|
Cypress has a natural preservative oil known as cypressene, which gives the wood natural resistance to insects and decay. With a suitable surface treatment, cypress wood offers has superior durability, holding paint well and resisting weather. Cypress is a beautiful, distinctive, and durable wood that assures years of trouble-free satisfaction and its uses reflect that. In addition to rugged outdoor furniture, cypress is regularly used in building construction, posts, beams, decks, docks, porch flooring, greenhouses and siding. Because of its durability, cypress can be used in many of the same products as cedar and redwood. Cypress is all but indestructible. It is a close-grain wood that resists checking and warping, and it is long-lasting as well as weather-resistant. Cypress can be easily painted and holds paint longer than other wood. If you choose to paint this product, you should use an exterior oil-based primer (white or gray) followed by an exterior oil or latex paint of your choice. If you choose to have the product remain natural, you should apply a natural oil-based stain or preservative annually or as needed. Note: Cypress is a dense wood and the drying process may take several days depending on humidity and temperature. Small cracks called weather checking may appear in the wood. This is a natural process and will not affect the useful life of this product.
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