The 10 Best Wood Stools

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in April of 2020. If you have a kitchen bar or island, then you have the space for additional seating, and stools are a quick and easy way to add more seats to your home without spending a fortune on furniture or extensive remodeling. They are versatile, as well, and can be used as end tables, nightstands, and even footrests, depending on the size, so we have gathered a wide variety of options. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. AmazonBasics Classic

2. Winsome Pacey

3. Growing Up Green Step

Editor's Notes

May 15, 2020:

Whether you need a place to rest your feet after a long day, or you need extra seating for unexpected guests, choosing from the thousands of stools available can be a challenge. In making our selections of wooden stools, we opted for a variety of options, including a few that also function as toddler step stools, like the Growing Up Green Step, which only weighs 1 pound, so little ones can tote it where they need it.

The Patio Sense's Elyse Natural is a nice option for indoor use or for using as a garden stool because it is pressure treated to hold up under different outside conditions. While folding stools might meet some of your temporary needs, you may desire something more permanent for your kitchen's bar or island, such as the AmazonBasics Classic, which has a stylish saddle seat design and sleek finish. The BP Industries Gavin combines the beauty of wood with the contemporary lines of metal to create an elegant, modern option.

4. Welland Natural Edge

5. Famistar Lightweight

6. Nathan James Hylie

7. Christopher Knight Home Avondale

8. Patio Sense Elyse Natural

9. BP Industries Gavin

10. Winsome Wagner

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