Rocking chair styles for outdoor or covered porch use follow two general
themes - Classic rocking chairs and Adirondack rocking chairs.
A classic outdoor rocking chair seats
you upright. Your feet
guide the rocking motion as your back rests flat against the chair back.
The rocking chair seat and back is typically slatted or woven
cane. Design elements are
used in top posts and in the tops of rocking chair backs to provide
An Adirondack rocking chair has a
totally different look and a bit of a different feel.
You tend to sit deeper in this type of chair.
Rocking is guided both by your feet and shifting your weight.
The back of an Adirondack rocking chair can be straight, curved
or shell-shaped. All
chair-back styles are popular with our customers; itís just a matter
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