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For the ultimate iconic Dining Room chair look no further than the Emeco Navy Side Chair. The chair was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1944 for use on warships. They required the chair to withstand a torpedo blast - something Emeco founder Bud Dinges proved when he threw the chair out of a sixth story window and it survived the fall undamaged. To this day the Navy Side Chair is still made in Hanover PA with a proprietary welding process that gives the sleek aluminum frame its superior strength.

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Brief History. The chaise lounge as it is also called originated from 16th-century France. It become popular in Europe and was later imported to the United States during the 1930s where it was primarily used an outdoor patio seat or an indoor recliner. Then and now the lounge furniture was designed to be versatile beautiful and functional on both sides of the ocean.

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If you take pride in preserving old furniture you´ll be amazed at the opportunities this style of decorating offers. Restore a worn deck chair for living room furniture fix up old wood using a transparent blue stain paint. Bring in a garden arbor to make your scheme distinctive use garden statues such as angels or combine pieces from your grandmother´s home with pieces you have chosen. If you take pride in preserving old furniture these ideas will make you a proud decorator

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Two Position Recliner - This is a stationary recliner with two positions referred to as "Sitting" and "Reading." Sitting is just as it implies; you sit upright with your feet on the ground. The reading position is when you recline back in the chair and your feet are propped up. This chair recline using a handle that is located on the outside of the chair or sometimes hidden beneath the arm and next to the seat cushion.

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Today´s recliner chairs have come a long way from the lavish seats fathers would set aside as their special chair. With a variety of different styles to choose from running the gamut from simple and clean to modern and minimalist homeowners don´t need to sacrifice looks to create a highly comfortable living space.

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In the present recliners can be found in many settings such as homes hospitals medical clinics and treatment centers. This is due in part to their therapeutic qualities. Reclining seating has been widely used and seen throughout the ages. Some of the earlier incarnations of the recliner have been in the lounging chairs popular in fancy parlor. These chairs allowed the sitter to sit with their feet off the floor.

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Today the chaise lounge is nearly as common as the sofa or coffee table. They can be found in just about every furniture store in America and are available in an ever-widening array of sizes and styles. Furthermore these chairs are not just for the living room anymore as many manufacturers also create versions intended for outdoor use as well. They can commonly be seen on backyard patios or positioned around a swimming pool and such designs are often built to withstand the weather regardless of the season. But whether you choose to lounge inside or out there is little doubt that the chaise lounge is the way to do it.

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Chaise Styles. Homeowners have many choices in chaise lounges including the following styles: One-arm chaise lounges obviously feature just one supporting arm either on the left or the right. This harks back to the Victorian times when the lounge was a place for a woman to appear relaxed and yet sophisticated. Armless chaise lounges are designed to conform to the natural body shape thus eliminating the need for the arms. The head and neck are supported by the back of the furniture while the body is supported by the seat itself.

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