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5 Tips For Selecting Wood Chairs

There are a lot of wood chairs on the market.


This list provides you with 5 key chair buying tips to consider before making a purchase.


  • Research Types of Wood: Furniture is typically made of either veneer, laminate or solid wood. 
    • Veneer is technically a very thin layer of hardwood (typically less than 1/8 of an inch) that is bonded or glued to a cheaper surface (such as particle board) underneath
    • Laminate typically has a shiny finish and is made with synthetic materials or very thinly sliced pieces of wood
    • Solid wood is, well, solid wood; Solid wood furniture can be sanded, painted, treated, varnished or stained; Hardwoods are a type of solid wood that are durable and last a long time; Eustis Chair uses different species of hardwood to create our durable, elegant chairs that last for decades
  • Shop for Comfort: Your customers deserve comfortable chairs, so you will want to have patrons or staff members with different body shapes and sizes sit on the chairs before purchasing so you can guarantee they are truly built for comfort
  • Consider Design Elements: Select chairs that match the style and decor of your space, because you want all design elements to flow nicely throughout
  • Ensure Quality: Check the warranty and what it covers; A wood warranty should be for at least 10 years; Not all warranties cover leaning back 
  • Explore Stackability: If your space is used for multiple purposes, you will want to find a chair that easily stacks 
Eustis Chair
Eustis Chair makes durable hardwood chairs that last for decades to come, guaranteed.


Eustis Chair was founded in 1989, and we are now the industry leader for hardwood stacking and non-stacking wood chairs.

It’s no surprise that after 30 years in the business, we’ve become experts on how to select hardwood chairs to last for decades. Now we want to share our buying tips with you.

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