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Posted on 15th Aug 2010 @ 2:53 PM


ABS Plastic ABS PLASTIC  is a strong form of plastic that is impact resistant making it perfect for Bar Stools and Tables as they are durable and can withstand hard knocks.
Acrylic Seat Top Acrylic Bar Stools seat tops are a form of plastic molded into a shape available in many different colours inc
Backless Bar Stool

Backless Bar Stool is a stool that does not have a back support.

Bistro Table Bistro Table is a small, well designed table that is perfect for small spaces such as your kitchen or closely seated restaurants.
Brushed Steel Brushed Steel Bar Stool is the same as stainless steel with the added effect of 'brushed' lines running down the surface giving it a textured finish at the same time as keeping some of its metallic finish.
Chrome Plating Chrome Bar Stool is made of stainless steel and then covered in a chrome plating for that extra style and to stop corrosion
Commercial Use Commercial Bar Stool use means that this product is suitable for both commercial and domestic use such as a restaurant or bar.
Contemporary Design Contemporary Bar Stool design is a mix of both classic and modern designs with smooth, clean and simple shapes.
Domestic Use Only Domestic use only means that this particular product is only suitable for personal home use and if it is used in a commercial environment such as a restaurant then the products warranty will become void.
Ergonomic Design Ergonomic Design is a scientifically designed product to help reduce aches and pains and increase comfort by providing the perfect shape of a Bar Stool.
Faux Leather Bar Stool Faux Leather Bar Stool is made from a high quality false or imitation leather that is almost identical to real leather but does not need the high level of care and treatment and also does not crack the same way that real leather does. Other names for faux leather may include Leatherette and Artificial Leather
Fixed Height  A Fixed Height Bar Stool means that the stool is not adjustable and is at all times one set height.
Flame Retardant  Flame retardants are materials designed to resist the spread of fire.
Floor Protector  A built in rubber protector on the bottom of the stool to protect your floors surface.
Foam Padding A seat top with soft and durable foam padding for extra comfort.
Gas Lift This is the Height Adjustable section of the Bar stool allowing the height to be adjusted with the pull of a lever.
Height Adjustable Height Adjustable Bar Stool means that you can adjust the height your stool is set at by the touch of a level allowing you to use it at multiple surfaces and levels.
Italian Styling A product that was designed by professional furniture designers in Italy.

Leather Bar Stool

A Bar Stool with a seat top made from real leather.

Natural solid beech This means that all exposed pieces of wood are made from solid beech wood.
Oak Veneer  The Oak Veneer Bar Stool is made from a Thin Layer of high-quality Oak wood permanently bonded to a frame of less expensive wood. Veneer is also used in decorative work, such as inlays.
Opaque acrylic  Opaque Acrylic is a solid coloured version of the Acrylic seat tops.
Pod Bar Stool The Pod Bar Stool is a very popular and highly sought after Bar Stool with its simple design and great value for money.
Poseur Table Poseur Table is a tall bar table with a small table top used with both bar and counter height bar stools.
Satin Steel Satin steel is a type of stainless steel with a matt finish.
Scratch Resistant Base The scratch resistant base has a rubber ring around the bottom of the base to stop you scratching your floors and surfaces.
Self Assembly  This means that your product will arrive in different parts and you will need to assemble it yourself.
Stainless Steel Stainless steel is a strong metal which is resistant to corrosion and rust.
Swivel Seat This means that you can turn from side to side 360 degrees on your stool without the rest of the stool moving.
Translucent Acrylic Translucent acrylic is a clear, transparent version of a coloured acrylic seat top.
Walnut Veneer  The Walnut Veneer Bar Stool is made from a Thin Layer of high-quality Walnut wood permanently bonded to a frame of less expensive wood. Veneer is also used in decorative work, such as inlays.
Wooden Bar Stool Wooden Bar Stool is a bar stool that has either a wooden frame such as the legs and frame of the seat or a bar stool that is 100% wooden including the seat top.