Whitecraft Handcrafted Furniture
Whitecraft Hand Crafted Furniture has been designing and building quality wicker furniture for almost 90 years. Whitecraft All Weather Wicker
Whitecraft’s own team of creative artisan’s bring years of experience and leading edge technology to create a unique and quality product.
Their Outdoor Collections: WickerLoom, Weather-Mate and All-Weather, as well as all of their Indoor Collections, use only the finest grade of materials and craftsmanship.
With a large variety of styles, finishes and fabrics, you are sure to find a look that is right for your lifestyle.
Outdoor Collection – Whitecraft Wickerloom is manufacturered to be used inside the home and in any protected outdoor area such as a covered porch, loggia, lanai or sunroom.
Wicker: To create the WickerLoom material, high quality cellulose “ribbons” are spun into strands and woven on modern Italian wide looms using technology originally developed by Marshall Lloyd in 1917. Stands in weft of woven fabric are reinforced with solid wire for added strength and resilience. WickerLoom stands are spun tighter for a more elegant look, smoother feel, better finish and longer life. WickerLoom has a natural “give” for total body comfort.
Frames: Construction of sturdy, maintenance-free, non-corrosive aluminum. Unique welded construction. Seat frames and side frames are welded together. All visible welds are ground and polished. Limited mechanical fasteners, (screws, etc). WickerLoom utilizes a double wall of aluminum where screws are used to ensure a secure connection. All edges are expertly tailored, either hand-woven or covered with braid for excellence in craftsmanship. Extra hand wrapping on frames for elegance.
Finish: After the weaving process, the wicker is dipped in a resin emulsion to form a flexible coating to ensure moisture resistance. Hand finished with a three step baked-on high solid polyester paint for maximum protection against the weather. Sealed with a baked-on polyester primer. Buffed after the first finish for a smooth elegant feel.
Seating: Crystalflex decking is used in most seat foundations for luxurious seating comfort and long lasting service. Filling for outdoor cushions is 100% engineered polyester fiber, water-resistant, and has excellent drainage and resiliency. Flame-retardant cushion fill meets all California Spec 117. Available in a large selection of outdoor fabrics.
Whitecraft WickerLoom Collections:
Bravo Collection, Giardino Collection. WickerLoom Dining and Occasional Collection
Outdoor Collection -Whitecraft Weather-Mate is manufactured to be used inside the home and in any protected outdoor area such as a covered porch, loggia, lanai or sunroom.
Wicker: Constructed of sturdy, non-corrosive natural rattan framing and natural handcrafted rattan wicker. All screws/fasteners are rust-free stainless steel. Open weave of the wicker prevents the wicker from retaining heat. Weather-Mate has a natural “give” for total body comfort.
Finish: Bare frames are first bathed with butyrate lacquer and then hand sanded. After assembly, the frames are specially sealed at all frame connections. After the weaving process, the wicker receives two additional coats of butyrate lacquer, each followed by complete sanding, a final coat of lacquer is then applied. Advanced technology eliminates burrs, cracking and peeling wicker.
Seating: Pirelli-type strap decking is used in most seat foundations for luxurious seating comfort and long lasting service. Filling for outdoor cushions is 100% engineered polyester fiber, water-resistant, and has excellent drainage and resiliency. Flame-retardant cushion fill meets all California Spec 117. Available in a large selection of outdoor fabrics.
Whitecraft Weather-Mate Collections Include:
Lake Lure, San Miguel, Empire.
Outdoor Collection – Whitecraft All –Weather furniture is manufactured to be used in any outdoor environment.
Wicker: 100% HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) infused with UV inhibitors. HDPE is a light material, which combined with an exclusive process creates a unique and remarkable product with color consistency, durability and strength. HDPE can mimic the natural beauty, character and vibrant colors of wicker and rattan, yet is maintenance-free, easy to clean, hygienic, safe and sanitary. The material is weather resistant and will not rot, fade, crack or split. It is UV protected, and cannot be damaged by rain, sun or salt water. All weave materials used in Whitecraft’s All-Weather Collections are environmentally friendly, non-toxic and 100% recyclable. Open weave prevents the wicker from retaining heat, even after long hours in the sun. Whitecraft All-Weather Wicker has a natural “give” for total body comfort.
Frames: Constructed of sturdy, maintenance-free, non-corrosive aluminum with powdercoat finish. The Pinapple Bay Collection is constructed of 100% PVC frames and is recommended for use in highly corrosive environments, such as ocean front areas.
Whitecraft All Weather Collections Include:
All-Weather Dining, Bar Stools and Occasional
Bali, Boca, Boulder Creek, Cannes, Chatham Run, Cirque. Cottage. Montecito. Nantucket. Oasis.
Pineapple Bay, Rio, Saddleback, Sommerwind, Zurich
WickerLoom and Weather-Mate Collections - Vacuum with a brush attachment to remove organic debris and dust. Clean product using a soft sponge, mild soap and water.
All-Weather Collections – Clean products with mild soap and water, rinse clean and allow to dry.
All Cushions – Vacuum regularly to remove unseen organic debris that allows mildew to grow. Acrylic cushions can be cleaned using a soft bristle brush with cold water and a mild chlorine bleach solution. After cleaning, rinse thoroughly and allow to dry. If desired, apply a new coat of Scotchgard or other premium fabric protector.