Made from Brazilian outdoor Cherry. Brazilian cherry can be expected to weather over time, but is guaranteed not to blister, peel, bubble or discolor for one year. Handmade of Brazilian Cherry, the flowing lines and high style characterize the Southern Charm 4′ Glider. With a graceful lumbar-supported back and matching curved seat, the fluidity and comfort is exceptional. This RTA (ready to assemble) version is a snap to put together. This wood, which rates at more than twice the hardness of teak, has been used in decking, playground equipment, railroad crossties, marine and other outdoor applications for many years due to its density and superior weather resistant qualities. This wood is rare in furniture because its hardness makes it difficult to machine without the sophisticated equipment and advanced manufacturing techniques employed in the making of this chair. This glider has been engineered for outdoor use at every step: the wood has been 100% kiln-dried, all hardware is exterior grade, glue is non-water soluble, slats are cut to shape; not bent, and all construction is mortise and tenon..