Best Outdoor Wooden Rocking Chairs

Best Outdoor Wooden Rocking Chairs

When adding seating to your backyard, there are many options you can choose from, but none of them are better than a traditional outdoor wooden rocking chair. There’s something about a wooden rocking chair that completes the space.

If you’re looking for the best outdoor wooden rocking chair to add to your front porch or backyard area, you should choose one of these on our list.

The Best Outdoor Wooden Rocking Chair

1. Western Red Cedar Classic Porch Rocker

Western red cedar is one of the best materials you can choose for outdoor furniture, which is why we have chosen the Western Red Cedar Classic Porch Rocker by A & L Furniture for our list. Western red cedar is strong, durable, and resistant to moisture and insects. You can get it unfinished or stained in one of the many finishing stain options.

This outdoor rocking chair weighs only 30 pounds, so it’s easy to move from your front porch to your backyard seating area. The western red cedar keeps the wooden rocking chair from splintering, cracking, and rotting. It has a 300-pound weight capacity, and you can add weatherproof outdoor cushions.

Wooden Rocking Chair Dimensions:

Overall: 28"W x 31"D x 45"H

Inside seat: 21"W x 19"D x 17"H

Back: 32"H

Arms: (from seat) 3.5"W x 9.5"H

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made in the USA of western red cedar
  • Handcrafted by Amish woodworkers
  • 300-pound weight capacity
  • One-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Weighs only 30 pounds, so it’s easy to move

2. Glacier Country Adult Log Rocker Chair

 

The Glacier Country Adult Log Rocker Chair by Montana Woodworks is made of lodgepole pine wood, an excellent choice for outdoor wood furniture. If you can’t choose outdoor wooden furniture made of western red cedar, lodgepole pine wood is the next best option for an outdoor space.

Lodgepole pine is strong, comfortable, and rustic. It is resistant to the elements if you leave it exposed outdoors. For a rustic wooden rocking chair, it is extremely comfortable as well.

It has a weight capacity of 350 pounds and weighs 36 pounds, so you can easily move it from one location to the next depending on where you need it to be.

Wooden Rocking Chair Dimensions:

Overall: 27"W x 33"D x 44"H

Seat height: 19"

Seat width” 19"

Seat depth: 18"

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made from strong and durable lodgepole pine
  • Rustic wooden design
  • Made by hand in the USA
  • 20-year limited warranty from the manufacturer

3. Yellow Pine Classic Porch Rocker

 

The Yellow Pine Classic Porch Rocker by A & L Furniture is similar to the western red cedar option on our list. The main difference between the two wooden rocking chairs is the material in which they're made.

The Yellow Pine Classic Porch Rocker is made of yellow pine, which is another great option for outdoor chairs. Yellow pine is strong, will repel moisture, and is resistant to insect infestation.

You can get these outdoor chairs unfinished, stained, or painted in one of the many colors of stains and paints that are offered. You can also add weatherproof outdoor cushions when ordering.

The patio rocking chair has a weight capacity of 300 pounds and weighs 40 pounds.

Wooden Rocking Chair Dimensions:

Inside seat: 21"W x 19"D x 17"H

Back: 32"H

Arms: (from seat) 3.5"W x 9.5"H

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made of solid knot-free yellow pine
  • Handcrafted in the USA
  • Stain options are made of eco-friendly and soy-based Natural-Kote stain
  • Slatted back and durable armrests for the most comfortable experience
  • One-year manufacturer’s warranty is included with this wooden rocking chair

4. T & L Rocker

 

The T & L Rocker by Wood Country has a more modern appearance than a traditional chair. It’s made of western red cedar, so it can easily withstand the elements if you keep it exposed in an outdoor space.

You can choose between an unfinished or a cedar stain. It has a tall, slatted back that will give you the most comfort and support. The seat is also curved to contour against your legs, so no sharp edges or corners make it uncomfortable.

There is only a 30-day warranty included with this wooden rocking chair. Being made of western red cedar, this rocker should have no cosmetic or functional defects.

Wooden Rocking Chair Dimensions:

Overall: 34"L x 26"W x 36"H

Seat size: 20″W

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made of western red cedar
  • High, slatted back and curved seat makes it exceptionally comfortable
  • Modern look and design
  • Unfinished or cedar stain finishing options

5. Cedar Log Rocking Chair

 

This Cedar Log Rocking Chair by Lakeland Mills is one of our favorite outdoor wooden rocking chairs because it combines the look of an Adirondack chair with an oversized log rocking chair. You truly get a unique outdoor wooden rocking chair with the Cedar Log Rocking Chair.

It’s made of a combination of northern white cedar and pine. The seat and back of the wooden rocker are northern white cedar, while the rockers are made of pine.

The slats on the seat of the wooden rocker are contoured for maximum comfort. Plus, it prevents you or your clothing from being snagged or torn on sharp edges that can be found on other wooden outdoor furniture.

The chair comes unfinished, which you can choose to leave unfinished, or you can choose to stain it. Staining the chair will help keep it protected from the elements. It weighs 45 pounds and has a total weight capacity of 350 pounds.

Wooden Rocking Chair Dimensions:

 42"L x 41"H x 31"W

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made of 100% northern white cedar and pine rockers
  • The contoured seat gives you the maximum comfort and protection against clothing
  • Made in the USA
  • Northern white cedar and pine rockers are 100% rot-resistant
  • One-year limited warranty from the manufacturer

Final Thoughts

Adding outdoor rocking chairs to your front porch or backyard patio area will make your seating area more enjoyable. Outdoor furniture, including wooden rockers and outdoor chairs, will need durable wood such as western red cedar, northern white cedar, or pine.

Having the outdoor wooden rocker stained will keep your wood furniture protected from the elements and insects when used in your outdoor space.

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