10 Best Work Stools | December 2016
We spent 20 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Perfect for a workshop, garage, retail store, bar, office or home, our selection of work stools includes everything from the ergonomically designed and elegant to the simple and functional. They come in at a variety of price points to suit any budget and are particularly practical for those who have to labor at tall tables, such as drafters, architects and graphic artists. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best work stool on Amazon.
The Uncaged Ergonomics Wobble Stool promotes active sitting with its unique round base and triangular seat that allows movement while you sit to help you burn calories, increase core strength, and stay productive all day. It's available in blue, black, or red.
- weighted base always returns upright
- nonskid rubber bottom
- cushion is not thick or firm enough
|Rating||3.5 / 5.0|
No mechanic shop or home garage is complete without the Pro-Lift C-3001. It features a full 360 degree tool pan on the base for storing those small bits of hardware that are easily lost, and 5 heavy-duty swivel caster wheels for nimble rolling in any direction.
- reinforced vinyl covered cushion
- only weighs 13 pounds
- can slide away when trying to sit down
|Rating||3.7 / 5.0|
The Flash WL-ST-08-GG is ergonomically engineered to keep up with your fast-paced environment, featuring a raised bar backrest that provides just the right amount of support without making the chair bulky. The seat area has a black vinyl cover that is easy to maintain.
- raised backrest doubles as a handle
- good value at a great price
- doesn't raise as high as claimed
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
With it's black and white checkered top, the Torin TR6185C has a nostalgic feel that will remind you of a '50s burger and shake joint. It is equipped with shiny chrome-plated legs and a chrome-plated footrest to lessen fatigue while you work.
- quick and easy to assemble
- protective anti-slip floor caps
- padding isn't soft enough
|Brand||Torin Big Red|
|Rating||3.7 / 5.0|
The sleek Flash Furniture LF-214A-GG is ideal for small spaces in your home or office. It features a retro modern backless design with a comfortable molded tractor seat that contours to your butt and, because of its small size, it hides away discreetly when not in use.
- easy to maneuver on carpet
- available in 16 colors
- doesn't have any padding
|Rating||4.0 / 5.0|
The Boss Office B240-BK is the perfect chair for any medical office. It is upholstered in a durable black Caressoft vinyl that can be kept sanitary with a mild soap and water wash when an accident occurs, and the base has an attractive chrome finish.
- high 250 lb weight capacity
- available in black or beige
- too tall for people under 5'4"
|Brand||Boss Office Products|
|Rating||4.2 / 5.0|
The Adeco Restaurant and Home makes a stunning addition to any space with its black leather-like padding and walnut-colored, sloping wood armrests. The sturdy base is coated in chrome, giving the entire chair a modern look, and it has a perfectly placed footrest.
- trendy, wrap-around back
- adds a touch of class to any decor
- double bolted chair doesn't wobble
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
The compact Park Tool ST-L2 maneuvers around any type of surface quickly and efficiently with 5 smooth-rolling wheels while feeling stable and well-balanced. It has an adjustable gas shock with 5" of travel, and a swiveling seat with a three-color Park Tool logo on it.
- makes a great mechanic's stool
- seat has lots of padding
- seat area easily wipes clean
|Rating||4.6 / 5.0|
If you're going for that trendy industrial look, then the Seville SHE18290B will be your best bet. It offers a stunning stainless steel design that adds a modern touch to any space, and it has heavy duty 1" diameter chrome-plated steel legs.
- no tools required for assembly
- generous 14" diameter seat
- height can adjust from 25.5" to 29.75"
|Rating||4.7 / 5.0|
The premium Eurotech Apollo is a mesh back drafting chair that offers good lumbar support, plus it has an adjustable height and armrests, making it comfortable for tall and short people alike. It also has dual wheel casters for effortless rolling.
- roomy enough for plus-sized people
- has a 360-degree footrest
- 3" thick molded foam waterfall seat
|Rating||4.9 / 5.0|