This captain's patio chair will give many years of service and then it can be recovered to give even more. The arm is one continuous curve that makes it styling all its own. The seat and back are double fabric with dacron for additional padding and support. The fabric is professionally upholstered to give a more elegant look. The nuts and bolts of this product is we use only the best available furniture/medical grade PVC, the best fabrics and when have to use metal we only use marine grade stainless steel.