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The American Rattan Blog by the "Rattan Man(TM)"

Welcome to the American Rattan Blog 

My name is Mark Mosher founder of American Rattan and owner of the trademark "Rattan Man(TM)". I love the tropical and coastal look of Rattan and Wicker furniture. So much so that I started the company in 2002 after retiring from 22 years in the U.S. Air Force. I hope you will find my blog a good resource for all things related to indoor and outdoor Wicker furniture.

 Introduction to Indoor Wicker Furniture and Outdoor Wicker furniture.

Indoor Wicker and Wicker furniture is made from Rattan vines that grow wild in the Indonesian and Philippines jungles. The vines are cut and dried into what are referred to as Cane or Rattan poles. Wicker strands are sliced off the poles and then woven by hand to make beautiful furniture. Rattan furniture is made by wetting and heating natural Rattan poles and bending them to form furniture.

Outdoor Wicker and Rattan furniture is made from poly-resin man made material that is weather resistant. The looks and quality of outdoor Wicker is usually very good even though its made by machine. If the quality is good enough it can used indoors. Manufacturers are located in China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Indonesia.

Rattan and Wicker Furniture Made in the USA

This video shows how the Classic Rattan factory workers still build all natural Rattan and Wicker furniture.

I hope you enjoy reading our American Rattan Blog and browsing our many collections of Rattan and Wicker furniture.


Santa Cruz White Wicker Bedroom Furniture makes the Perfect Beachy Bedroom

January 17, 2021

The Santa Cruz White Wicker bedroom collection is traditional coastal style bedroom furniture. It is made of all natural wicker over a solid wood frame. Its very affordable for such high end looking bedroom furniture. The Santa Cruz Collection offers a wide variety of pieces to accommodate many needs. This group features hand woven knobs, […]

Palm Harbor Rattan Sunroom Furniture in Whitewash

January 10, 2021

Palm Harbor Sunroom Furniture in Whitewash Just as its name suggests, the Palm Harbor celebrates all things tropical with rattan detail resembling palm fronds. Its rich finish and comfortable seating works perfectly for a variety of room settings and uses. Available in deep seating and dining options. The flowing intricately designed Rattan poles are hand […]

The Coastal and Traditional Nadine Collection and IN-STOCK

January 7, 2021

We have a great quantity of our popular Nadine collection now in-stock. We are now offering our Nadine Collection at 10% Off using Coupon Code RATTANMAN10 The Nadine collection provides a Coastal and Beachy feel to your room when you choose the Willow stain as shown here. The timeless look of traditional rattan now meets […]

Ideas for your Island Style Home in 2021

January 3, 2021

Island Style Home As we welcome the new year 2021 furnishing and decorating in a minimalist style is still the current trend. A minimalist approach works best by showcasing larger and more special items. Here are some specific ideas for achieving this decorating style. Front Door Entryway Adding a console table with mirror at your […]

Tropical Furniture & Home Decor

January 1, 2021

Tropical Furniture & Home Decor The all natural grown Kauai bamboo furniture could be the most unique and tropical furniture in the world. The quality is good enough for commercial hotels, resorts, and rental units like VRBO. This furniture is so unique it makes a room pop with tropical and rustic ambience. Guests will want […]

Coastal Furniture & Decor

January 1, 2021

Coastal Furniture & Decor During the dark, cold days of winter we can experience a bit of the winter blues. But with just a little planning, you can turn a room of your home into a tropical getaway! Its amazing at how just a little change of scenery can lift your spirits. Add some tropical […]