Afton Counter & Bar Stools

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Afton Counter Stool
Seat: Sunbrella® Sims granite
Wood: Walnut
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Afton

A Room & Board classic, the Afton stool features a clean, modern look due to its crisp lines and the precision craftsmanship of Vermont woodworkers. A versatile style, it’s designed for comfort with upholstered seats.

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Details of Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat

  • Dimensions: 18w 21d 33h
  • Seat Height: 24h
  • Seat Cushion: foam and fiber Cushion details
  • Construction Details: bench made hardwood frame with webbing seat suspension Construction details
  • Product Origin: made in Vermont
  • Item Number: 285125
    • Seat: Sunbrella® Sims granite See full fabric details
    • Fabric Content: 100% Sunbrella acrylic
    • Fabric Description: Sunbrella® fabrics are known for their durability, cleanability and fade-resistance, and Sims is no exception. Its thick canvas weave made of new and recycled solution-dyed acrylic fibers offers a heathered appearance for a natural look. A great solution for outdoor spaces, kids' rooms, and family-friendly furniture.

Cushion Details

Foam and fiber

  • Eco-friendly, high-resiliency foam topped with a layer of fiber padding
  • Offers a structured, even sit
  • Creates a tight, streamlined silhouette
  • Designed to retain its shape with minimal maintenance
Foam and fiber cross-section

Frames

Made to the same high standards as all of our furniture, each one of our upholstery frames is built to last.

Kiln-dried, engineered hardwood

We use kiln-dried, engineered hardwood in all of our upholstery frames. Often used for structural beams, engineered hardwood is made by pressing thin layers of solid wood together. Kiln-drying removes moisture, minimizing seasonal expansion and contraction. This stable hardwood material resists warping and cracking for lasting durability.

Reinforced joinery

We reinforce every joint in our frames for added stability. Precision-cut parts interlock like puzzle pieces and are reinforced with eco-friendly glues, screws or staples and corner blocks. Reinforced joinery ensures your seating holds together, even with years of frequent use.

Kiln-dried, engineered hardwood
Reinforced joinery

Suspension

Webbing

A webbing suspension is made by interweaving strips of nylon material to create a resilient platform. The elasticized webbing is securely attached to the wood frame with staples. Webbing suspensions are ideal for thin-profile styles that require maximum support in minimal space.

Webbing suspension

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Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat
 
4.6

(based on 20 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (19)
  • Great design (17)
  • Quality construction (17)
  • Durable finish (9)
  • Easy to clean (5)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Kitchen (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (11), Eclectic (8), Mid-century modern (5), Survivalist / minimalist (4)

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5.0

Kitchen furniture

By Anku

from Northern VA

Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable finish
  • Great Design
  • Quality construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

      Fits in great in our high end kitchen

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Dining area

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      5.0

      Great comfortable chair

      By Family of four

      from Chicago

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy to clean

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Kitchen

        Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

        We have these in the kitchen. They are super comfortable and the fabric is fantastic. It wipes clean so quickly. I love the fact that they aren't super tall in the back but there is still some support.

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        3.0

        "Good quality but somewhat overpriced."

        By Bob

        from Bethlehem, PA

        Style Eclectic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable finish
        • Great Design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Kitchen

        Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

        On-line service and delivery service were both excellent. Delivery men were very courteous and (without my asking) removed their shoes before entering the house.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Kitchen

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        5.0

        Terrific island/bar stools

        By SnapperORD

        from Chicago, IL

        Style Mid-century modern

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy to clean
        • Quality construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kitchen

          Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

          I purchased 3 of the Afton Counter stools for use at our kitchen island. The chairs are very sturdy and my 2 and 4 year old boys enjoy sitting on the stools for a quick snack. We went with the sunbrella material and it cleans up spills and food very well. The chairs are comfortable to sit on for moderate period of time. I'm happy with the R&B purchase and quality of the product.

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Kitchen

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          5.0

          Excellent quality and style

          By Musicneverstopped

          from Powell, Ohio

          Style Classic/traditional, Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable finish
          • Great Design
          • Quality construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Kitchen

            Customer comments about Afton Bar Stool with Upholstered Seat:

            The Afton bar height stools are as beautiful as they are well made and functional.

            Our first experience with Room and Board was very positive and we plan to work with them again.

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            5.0

            Comfortable, elegant, low-profile chairs

            By counterstoolsitter

            from Cambridge, MA

            Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Quality construction

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Kitchen

            Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

            The fabric is not coated with any protective material, which I would have liked since we use these in the kitchen. As a bonus, it came with felt on the bottom of each leg (we have hardwood floors--and actually the delivery person may have applied the felt himself--we were not home for the delivery so I am not sure).

            • I live in a:
            • Apartment/condo
            • This product is used in my:
            • Dining area

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            5.0

            Work perfectly for a waterfall island

            By Newly remodeled modern kitchen

            from Denver,Colorado

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen

              Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

              Many compliments!

              • I live in a:
              • House
              • This product is used in my:
              • Living room/family room/great room

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              5.0

              perfect for my kitchen island

              By nombei

              from SF Bay Area, CA

              Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Great Design
              • Quality construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Kitchen

                Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

                saw these in person at the SF store and was surprised by how comfortable they were. the padded seat isn't too thick, but gives a nice amount of cushion and could see my kitchen island also turning into a bit of a workspace with these.

                Service and delivery comments:

                delivery guys were great. called to let me know they would be at my place in 15min. had everything up to my place quickly and carefully. really impressed with R&B's service.

                • I live in a:
                • Loft
                • This product is used in my:
                • Kitchen

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                5.0

                Afton Counter Stools Perfect at the Bar

                By Modern/Transitional Minimalist

                from Metro Washington D.C.

                Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Durable finish
                • Easy to clean
                • Great Design
                • Quality construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Kitchen

                  Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

                  Provides a wonderful seat for eating and any work I have to do at the kitchen counter/bar.

                  • I live in a:
                  • Apartment/condo
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Kitchen Counterbar

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                  5.0

                  Great barstools!

                  By sc_wags

                  from Oakland, CA

                  Style Mid-century modern, Vintage

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Great Design
                  • Quality construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Kitchen

                    Customer comments about Afton Counter Stool with Upholstered Seat:

                    We love these barstools. We purchased 6 months ago for the bar in our kitchen after completing a kitchen remodel, and couldn't be happier. Sometimes I work from home, and end up sitting in them most of the day while I do my work on my laptop. They are comfortable and offer just the right amount of support. We purchased the cherry wood with black leather upholstery. I highly recommend!

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                    Questions & Answers

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