Perfect for holding a lamp or a flower pot, this wood twist stool is constructed from solid monkey pod wood for durability and stability. The walnut finish and beautiful twisted design will add an unique and elegant platform to your home....more
The beauty of this handcrafted wooden twist stool lies in its simplicity. Elegant one-quarter twists support this original piece, which can serve as an end table, display stand or stool for last-minute extra seating.
Elegant quarter turns
Color: Walnut brown
Materials: Monkey pod wood
Finish: Natural oil
Measures 16 inches high x 10 inches square
Story Behind the Art: Thailand's Khun Pacume speaks of her craft: 'I learned to carve during the rice seasons, while we waited for harvest, from my father who learned from his father. Our family works together with cousins as time allows and there are jobs to carve. I create some of my own designs but most work is by customer design or modifications of my original designs. Working with wood is peaceful and allows our family to earn extra money between seasons.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill will create variations in color, size and design. Color differences may occur between the actual product and your computer screen. If buying two of the same item, slight differences will occur from piece to piece.
Ships Carbon Neutral* This item may display patches, due to the tools used in its creation. Any knotholes, cracks, natural inclusions or visible marks are results from the natural wood. This does not compromise the structural integrity of the piece, but is part of its design.
We bought this to go next to a very low slinging chaise which features chrome and black and white accents. Our goal was to inject a little handcrafted wood accent table in an otherwise very modern and contemporary living room. We saw it on many other online retail sites for 2-3 times more. It's the perfect accent piece for us. But pay attention to the width and height you need because although it's just right for us we were seeking a very short end table and rejected many others which would have been too high next to our chaise.
I absolutely love my Twist Stools. They are smaller than I expected (I'm glad I ordered two, though I could probably use a third); nevertheless, they are gorgeous, well-made, and constantly drawing compliments from friends. I use them as seats, foot stools, and, together, as an alternative to a coffee table in my living room. They are so multi-functional! Definitely a good buy.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent quality
How accurate was the sizing? Slightly smaller than I expected
I hate to say but I was so looking forward to this and I immediately but it back in the carton to return it after it came! There were too many splits in the wood on the top and one major spllit was very poorly "filled in " and others left in the base which would have made it difficult to clean etc.....not to mention, they reall detracted from the overall effect of what appeared to be a smooth and sleek piece. SORRY but, I cannot tell a lie !
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? almost but the finish still looks raw and unfinished
Please tell us about the quality of the product. none
How accurate was the sizing? very
Would you recommend this to a friend? No
from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn ,New York,
Jan 1, 2013
The stool arrived quickly and was not damaged in any way. There are no large cracks or other problems that some of the other reviewers have been having. I am very happy with my purchase and can't wait for my other pieces to get in to finish the room.
It's definitely unusual and the wood is a nice addition to our decor. I realize they are expected to have some imperfections, but in my opinion, the splits in the one we received were a little more than should be the case for an item that cost so much. I'm still glad we bought it, but I wish it was in a little better shape since it's so showy.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Pretty good
That (200 pounds) sounds about right. The design could probably handle more, but it's actually more petite than you might think and someone over that size would overwhelm the seat and they would be very uncomfortable. Really, it makes a better side table than a stool - I say that because it's so thick near the upper and lower edges that it's hard to move it (there's nowhere to grab onto), so it's best if you can put it in one spot and leave it there.homeowner123123 on Apr 30, 2013
I would like to purchase this stool, however I see one picture shows it has (naturally) a crack. Is there anyway I could secure to receive one without a crack?
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Any knotholes, cracks, natural inclusions or visible marks are results from the natural wood. This does not compromise the structural integrity of the piece, but is part of its design, and we cannot guarantee your Item will arrive with out any of these natural flaws.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 16, 2012
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