This was made for my wife’s birthday. Constructed with red oak and stained gunstock soaked in linseed oil. The chimes and sail are chemically patinaed to bring out beautiful blue hues. Left untreated the copper will age additionally, some of the blue may wear or wash off and the colors will change over time. The hardwood extra rounded striker creates a distinctly louder strike which can allow the chimes to be heard inside with the windows closed. If you wish to hang your chimes next to your patio table I’d suggest a softer wood flat paddle striker to create a calmer more peaceful environment.