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Andrews Antiques
(503) 234-9378
916 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR
 
Classic Antique
(503) 231-8689
1805 SE MLK Blvd
Portland, OR
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Leather Furniture Company
(503) 224-0272
311 SW Alder St
Portland, OR
 
Tropical Salvage
(503) 236-6155
2455 SE 11th Ave
Portland, OR

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Shleifer Furniture Co
(503) 234-7286
509 SE Grand Ave
Portland, OR
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Kuhnhausen's Furniture Showcase
(877) 318-0787
2640 E Burnside St
Portland, OR
 
Bright Auto Upholstery
(503) 231-6055
1611 SE 6th Ave
Portland, OR
 
Portland Office Furniture
(503) 233-9810
632 SE Madison St
Portland, OR
 
Fishels
(503) 235-8941
5 SE M L K Jr Blvd
Portland, OR
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Khanate
(503) 232-4317
716 SE Grand Ave
Portland, OR
 
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Folding Chairs

Folding chairs save space in the kitchen

Today's folding chair actually dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians; depictions of King Tutankhamen show him sitting on a sloping stool. These cushioned folding stools were originally reserved for royalty and for use on the battlefield. Today, we find folding chairs almost everywhere, from outdoor picnics to concerts and sporting events to seating for extra guests at the dining table .

Types of Folding Chairs

Several general types of folding chairs are readily available from local retail stores as well as online sources. Many are available for purchase as sets of coordinating folding tables and chairs. Folding chair styles include:

  • Metal folding chairs, which are constructed from aluminum or steel and are generally fairly durable and quite inexpensive
  • Plastic folding chairs, which are made from polypropylene or other rigid plastics. These chairs are lightweight but often not very sturdy.
  • Wood folding chairs, which generally offer a more formal look. These chairs are available in a number of styles and finishes to coordinate with the decor in the kitchen or any other room.
  • Padded folding chairs, which feature backrests and seats filled with soft foam to provide comfort. Padded chairs are usually upholstered with canvas, vinyl or some other type of durable fabric.
  • Reinforced folding chairs, which feature sturdier construction and additional bracing to withstand frequent use

Considerations when Purchasing Folding Chairs

The first step in purchasing folding chairs is to determine what the main use for the chairs will be. Many homes have a set or two of folding chairs on hand to accommodate guests for meals or parties. Lightweight folding chairs that are easy to store, set up and move are a great choice for this purpose.

The style and color of the folding chairs should coordinate with the decor in the kitchen, dining room or wherever the chairs will most frequently be used. For a ...

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