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The benches are very solid and assembled easily. The cast metal legs are substantial. These benches are up to heavy use and quite attractive....
Reclaimed Teak Wood and Steel Bench (India)
Handcrafted in India, this beautiful reclaimed teak wood bench has a natural finish that complements any home or office space. The steel trestle legs are a work of art as well, and the bench measures 18 inches high by 57 inches wide by 16 inches deep.
ITEM#: 13661723This gorgeous bench features a teak surface with a natural finish supported by steel legs. Handcrafted by artisans in India, this bench measures 57 inches long.
- Materials: Steel, teak
- Finish: Natural
- Dimensions: 18 inches high x 57 inches wide x 16 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
This product was created in Northwestern India. Once the British removed its armed forces from the region in the late 40s, a majority of the industries available for the local economy disappeared with them. People went back to the traditional crafts and furniture manufacturing that they had known for generations. Several hub cities of industry have flourished, creating numerous, sustainable, and stable jobs for the people of the surrounding villages, to augment the time in between harsh growing seasons.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
|Furniture Frame Material||Metal|
|Materials||Steel, Reclaimed Teak|
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The benches are very solid and assembled easily. The cast metal legs are substantial. These benches are up to heavy use and quite attractive.Read More
I read the reviews for this bench and decided to purchase it. It was a great buy. It was very easy to put together and is "bomb proof". This piece if furniture will last. The teak wood is a beautiful warm color and looks great with the rustic industrial type legs. It is heavy and will support weight - no problem. I purchased it to use as a narrow cocktail table and I've received compliments on it. It is a great multifunctional piece. I could see it working as a bench, coffee table, or used at the end of a bed, too. Great buy!Read More
This bench is awesome! Came really well wrapped and arrived with no chips/cracks to wood or other hardware. It survived a move to another state in the back of a moving truck even after being mailed to me. Very heavy peice--cool industrial look. I used mine under the tv as a media center--tv is not resting on it. A little bit pricey but worth it.Read More
This bench is very sturdy -- heavy duty -- and you don't have to be afraid to sit on it. It's nicely made and looks nice too!Read More
I love the bench and the style of it, but for the money, quality isn't fantastic. It scratches easily, and the surface isn't as distressed looking as it seems, so the scratches are more noticeable. Also, there are a few "plugs" where there must've been knots in the wood, which are very contrived looking, as opposed to a natural knot. Overall, we're happy enough that we're not returning, but if the wood were more rustic looking, it would be perfect.Read More
We purchased this bench for the guest bathroom in our loft which has very limited storage space and could not accomodate both a chair and a storage cabinet. Then we found this wood/steel industrial-looking bench and some rustic metal buckets with wooden handles (to store towels and misc) - what a cool solution this turned out to be! I absolutely ADORE this bench and it looks amazing in the room! Its extremely durable, came very well packaged and easy to assemble, has rubber floor protectors on the feet and is an absolutely georgous wood grain. Pictures do not do it justice! Nothing but compliments from EVERYONE on this very cool bench - I highly recommend FINDING A PLACE to put one - you'll be so glad you did!Read More
A stylish bench it adds to the dining area in the kitchen. It could be used as a small coffee table. The wood grain s beautiful and the legs just dress it up. Very nice piece.Read More
I have decided to not return item even though I would have in a heart beat. It does suit the place where it is currently, I like that is long and narrow. It has so many imperfections that I am trying to overlook. I have had to resort in placing a decorative item on the area that these imperfections are more visible to me, they do not bother my husband. I plan to sand it down and paint with a dark color. The frame is very sturdy but, I also plan to spray paint it too. I do understand that it is reclaimed wood however, it has cracks, chipped areas and lots of plastered wood repair paste on it.Read More
I bought this bench in November and I really like it. It was very easy to put together and it feels like a good, solid piece of furniture. We use it as a coffee table. I love the wood and metal contrast and we get alot of compliments on it. My only gripe is that the wood has started to split. It doesn't seem to be weakening at all, yet but it is still noticeable. I hope that it stays together because even though I bought in on sale, it was still more money than I would normally pay for a coffee table and like I said I really like it.Read More
somewhat difficult to assemble, directions too simple, screws too short to use washers providedRead More
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Thank you for contacting us halliedee. The weight is 80 pounds. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
Can this be used outdoors?
Hello dickson332, we do not suggest using it outdoors because the elements could damage the table and ruin any warranty or return capabilities you might need. Thank you for shopping with us.
I would say only in a covered porch, definatley not in the weather.
Can you please tell me the width of the base without The top my space is not that big 57 would want to v Cut it down
Thank you for contacting us,outside edge to outside edge, the legs stand about 36" apart. Please let me know if you have any further question.
Is there a weight limit for this bench?
Overstock does not weight test Items; however this type of chair typically holds 200 to 250 pounds.
how many inches between the bar at the bottom and the bench top?
First, please note that these measurements will be approximate because the hand-made nature of these benches results in a small range of variation from one piece to the next. That said, on the bench I just measured, the distance between the top of the bar and the bottom of the top on the bench is approximately twelve inches (12"). The whole bench top, however is almost two inches (2") thick, so the distance from the top of the bars to the top of the bench is nearly fourteen inches (14").
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