Ice Cream Chairs



Ice cream chairs were used extensively in the 1930’s and 1940’s, but then their use came down due to various reasons. In recent years, their use is again steadily increasing.

They are made of heavy wires and have round seats, originally used at tables, and generally do not have arms. As they were originally used in ice cream parlors as ice cream parlor furniture, thus they are also called ice cream parlor chairs or ice cream shop chairs. They are usually light weight but sturdy and have unique designs. They are durable, easy to clean and require very low maintenance cost. Most importantly the price is within the reach of ordinary people. It can be purchased as a single unit or in sets of two or four with or without table. This can also be purchased in sets of three, six or eight.

Different Types Of Ice Cream Chairs

It can be either of metal or wood. The seat of metal chair can be of wood or plywood etc. The woods used in bentwood ice cream chairs are mainly of oak, mahogany, beech, walnut, birch and ash trees. Among these, oak woods are found in largest numbers.
In case of metal, materials like iron, steel, wrought iron, cast iron, chrome and others are used. Steel ice cream chairs are most popular among buyers. Apart from these materials, brass, nickel etc plated chairs are also found.

And for seats you can choose from vast range of materials – metal, cane, rattan, oak , walnut veneer plywood seat, upholstered cushion, metal seat with vinyl, leather and so on. They are available in child size and are very popular and useful for your children. Doll size chairs and sets along with table are also available. This doll size set can be used to display dolls, teddies or other toys. Also indoor plants or flowers can be kept in an attractive pot.

Where And How To Use Ice Cream Chairs

These can be used for both domestic or commercial purposes. It is used or may be used commercially in places like restaurants, caf├ęs, coffee shops, bars, taverns, offices, libraries etc. In photographic studio it is used as a posing chair. But its most popular use is in ice cream shop. This is why it is called ice cream shop chair. In domestic sphere, it can be used both indoors and outdoors. In case of outdoors, it can be used in garden, porch, patio etc. In indoors it can be placed anywhere. Since it takes very little space, it can be placed in narrow passages, corner of a room, alcove etc. These pieces can be used in kitchen, dining room, bedroom, study, in short anywhere in the house.

The only drawback is most of them must be brought inside during rain, gale or snowfall.

You can buy them as new and also as antique ice cream chairs.

It can be used as a replacement for dining, guest, computer, reception, swivel, office etc chair. In this way it can be used in novel ways, and you can prove how different your choice and taste is from others without saying a word.

Till now I have mentioned where this can be used and how you may think about using it in place of other kinds of chairs. Now I will tell you how you can make this a part of your daily life. You can start your day by taking breakfast on this set while going through the newspaper of that day, or talking about important matters with your family, or simply by having fun with them. You can use it for having lunch, dinner, tea or coffee. And as for eating sundae, vanilla or banana ice cream, ice cream dessert or cones in other words for eating any type of ice cream there is no set better than this. You can use the table to browse a book on ice cream recipes or mix ingredients of ice cream for making ice cream. Also you can use it for preparing vegetables, cutting fruits or mix a salad. Use the ice cream table and chairs set for playing chess, cards, reading books or chatting with your friends or family. In other words you can use the furniture for variety of works. This will save your time, money and work.