Barlow Tyrie Adirondack
Barlow Tyrie’s Adirondack chair has its heritage in this original design but has since evolved into a more comfortable lounger chair, now found and used across the globe. Featuring Barlow's plantation-grade teak and their famous expert craftsmanship, the Adirondack range includes the armchair itself, with a complimenting footrest and side table.
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History of the Adirondack Chair
The original Adirondack chair was designed by Thomas Lee in 1903 when he was on vacation in Westport, New York and needed outdoor chairs for his summer home. He tested the first designs with his family, and the chair, named after the surrounding Adirondack mountains, was originally crafted with eleven pieces of wood, cut from a single board.
It had a straight back and seat, which were set at a slant to sit better on the steep mountain inclines of the area. It also featured wide armrests which became a hallmark of the Adirondack chair.