Faux bois is used to describe the process of making an item look like wood when it is of another product. This is made of concrete to resemble wood. The edges look like bark. The table and four chairs are extremely durable. They would be perfect in any garden. The chairs vary in size. The seats are about 15 x 15 but the backs are from 25.5 to 30 in ht. The seat heights are all the same at 15.