Constructed from Southern Cypress wood. Natural oil (cypressene) prevents rot and decay. Will not split or check like pine furniture. Finished with a water-based acrylic stain instead of paint. Outdoor furniture finish will not chip or peel; contains a powerful UV-inhibitor to resist fading in direct sunlight. Our Adirondack Outdoor Swing was designed to meet increased demand for the traditional "Cottage" style of outdoor furniture. Offered in historic colors reminiscent of the family picnics you attended as a child.. . . . . Stainless steel hardware included; frame not included.