ISSUE 64  |  Loft Living

10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Counter Stools

March 22, 2013 1:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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We've posted on counter stools before; now we turn our attention to the classic wooden bar stool—most are available in both bar and counter heights.

For more seating options, see our previous posts: Brew Pup-Style Bar Stools, Counter Stools with Backs, and High to Low: Industrial Stools.

Above: The Natural Barstools are made from solid rubberwood with a clear lacquer finish. The stools area available in walnut (shown) and white and sized 24 inches high for countertops and 30 inches high for bars; $79.95 for the 24-inch stool (R) at Crate & Barrel.

Above: Craig Bassam's tractor-seat inspired Tractor Barstool is available in sustainably harvested ash (shown) and walnut and hand finished with a wipe-on oil and sealer; $1,250 from Design Within Reach.

Above: Ikea's Bosse Bar Stool is made from solid birch with a galvanized steel foot rest; $49.99

Above: The Bay Bar Stool is available in maple (shown), cherry, walnut, and ebony; $359 from Room and Board.

Above: The Klismos Bar Stool is made from barley-stained veneer and is currently on sale for $89 from West Elm.

Above: The Cherner Wood Leg Stool is available in bar or counter height; $749 from Hive Modern.

Above: Misewell's Poet Solida Walnut Stool in handmade in Milwaukee and each piece is connected using mortise and tenon jointing. The stools are made from solid walnut and black powder coated steel; $620 from Horne.

Above: Staach Cain Collection Kitchen Stool; $308 at Design Public.

Above: The Sawkille Tall Stool is available in oxidized cherry, white oak, hard maple, black walnut, and vintage pine; $750 for the 28-inch stool from Matter. See our post on Sawkille Co. Furniture & Fine Goods in Rhinebeck.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 8, 2012.