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The fact that these chairs were mainly the domain of the rich and fabulous they eventually became very much associated with luxury and wealth. This image was further magnified during the early days of Hollywood as they were a commonly seen in film with the era´s starlets draped seductively across their upholstered frames. However the early 20th century also served to make these furniture designs more accessible to the masses due to the industrialized process of furniture making in general. Being mass-produced had the effect of making them much less expensive and soon they could be found in middle class homes around the world.

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Supportive Solid Base. A quality recliner has a solid base and it should effortlessly rotate around seat axis. A steady recliner base perfectly balances than compared to a shaky or unstable based product.

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So chairs are always considered a fillers rather than core furniture elements in a living room. But this same principle can be very effectively used let´s see how.

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One of the best things about a lounge is the number of seating options that it presents. In the lounge you can choose whether you would prefer to sit up lay down or just recline a bit. Versatility is the key when it comes to this piece of furniture!

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Wingback Chairs - These are chairs that have been around for centuries and are associated with luxury and royalty. For a visual think of the chairs you´ve seen in movies that a kind and queen would sit in. This type of chair is generally upholstered in fabric but can be made in leather as well. It will have visible raised legs round padded arms well cushioned seats and of course the winged back. The wings are thought to help hide a person´s face while they are sitting should someone look in their direction from the side.

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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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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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Once you have made the decision that you would like to purchase a lovely chaise lounge for your home you can decide whether you would like to buy a brand new piece from a furniture store in your local area or look for something to buy from second hand shop. Many used furniture stores have a wide range of gently used items that you can purchase for a low cost.

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