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Dec 8, 2020
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Anyone have an eye for furniture

I picked these up at a second hand shop for 20.00 each because i thought they were Ethan allen. Now im thinking not. If they aren't im just going to get rid of them. I thought if i had sprayed them they would look good for the patio deck.
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Jun 12, 2008
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Those are really nice for $20 a piece. The stain colour is beautiful as well. Is the seating material in good shape and strong?
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Apr 11, 2006
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If you like the style, why does it matter if they are the brand you thought them to be or not?

It's not like you were planning to mention, "these are my Ethan Allen patio chairs" to guests...or were you?
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Dec 27, 2007
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Who is ethan allen and who cares?
If they were made by joe schmoe and they look good, isnt it all that matters?
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I agree. Not my taste, but those are very nice chairs. Especially for 20 bucks a piece. Chairs are ridiculously expensive.
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kenchau wrote: If you like the style, why does it matter if they are the brand you thought them to be or not?

It's not like you were planning to mention, "these are my Ethan Allen patio chairs" to guests...or were you?
Based on their posts, they sound like a reseller
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Vintage style, not my cup of tea, but $20 is cheap for decently made wood chairs. I don't think they'd survive outside though on the patio.
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These are beautiful chairs. You will ruin them if you put them outside.

Ethan Allen is a very old U.S. furniture manufacturer. Very high quality and prices. Finding furniture of their quality is hard nowadays.
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OP wanna buy my antique chaise? lol
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Why would you think those are Ethan Allen?

Those are interior dining room chairs, they will fall apart in a few months if left outside on a patio.
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Red_Army wrote: Based on their posts, they sound like a reseller
Yeah but OP wanted to keep them to use of they were Ethan Allen, not re-sell them.
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You could use these chairs with the glass top table/desk you got earlier.

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