About the Designer
It all began in 1939 in the small Danish town of Randers. Newlywed Marie asked her husband Holger Nielsen, who was a skilled craftsman, to create a bin for her hairdressing salon. Holger wanted to impress his wife, and used all his talent to create a functional and beautiful pedal bin for her. The bin, which he named Vipp, was never intended to be sold, but some of Marie’s customers were so impressed with the bin that they ordered it for their husbands' medical and dental clinics. This was how the Vipp Bin saw the light of day.
|Lid Type: Flat Cover||Shape: Rectangular|
|Odor Seal: No||Fire-Safe: No|
|Hardware Finish: Stainless Steel||Hardware Material: Stainless steel|
|Number of Items Included: 1||Outdoor Use: Yes|
|Commercial Use: Yes||Eco-Friendly: Yes|
|Product Care: Wash with soap and water||Country of Manufacture: United States|
|Assembly Required: No||Installation Required: No|
|Additional Parts Required: No|
|Product Warranty: Lifetime guarantee on wood|
Today the Uwharrie Mountains and Uwharrie National Forest are known for their abundance of wildlife, deep recreational lakes, and peaceful, natural beauty. The name is synonymous with rustic charm and relaxation, perhaps the best description of the Original Uwharrie Chair.
A number of environmental objections plague most outdoor furniture products. Tropical lumber harvesting devastates rainforests, old growth deforestation threatens endangered species, and plastics disposal harms the environment. Whether or not these alarms are overstated, the concerns behind them are valid. Uwharrie Chair Company offers a simple alternative to imported teak, painted metal or hardwood, and molded plastic: pressure treated pine.
The wood of choice for ski lodge decks, marina docks, and landscape walks, treated lumber offers distinct advantages over other traditional outdoor materials. It is insect and rot resistant, it may be stained or painted (or left natural), and it's milled from a renewable resource: plantation grown southern pine. Uwharrie Chair Company uses heavy, one inch thick premium grade lumber kiln dried after it has been treated. Paints used to coat Uwharrie Chair products are latex enamel.
The Original Uwharrie Chair was created to offer not only eco-friendly all-weather seating, but classically styled, comfortably designed outdoor accents. With their rugged good looks and solid construction, the chairs and their companion pieces provide a balance of aesthetic charm and lifestyle integrity.