Afton Chairs with Wood Seat

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Afton Side Chair
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A Room & Board classic, the Afton chair 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 contoured solid wood seats.

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Details of Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat

  • Dimensions: 18"w 21"d 32"h
  • Seat Height: 18"h
  • Product Origin: made in Vermont
  • Item Number: 142771
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    • Wood: walnut See full material details
    • Finish: lacquer
    • Material Description: Walnut adds timeless depth and character to your room. Even after walnut is harvested and made into furniture, it continues to be a living, breathing material that responds to its environment - it expands and contracts with changes in humidity and also changes color over time as it's exposed to air, sunlight and wear. New walnut starts as a dark chocolate brown and beautifully ages to lighter brown or honey color over time.

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Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat
 
4.6

(based on 41 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality construction (38)
  • Comfortable (34)
  • Great design (33)
  • Easy to clean (27)
  • Durable finish (25)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (10)

Best Uses

  • Dining room (34)
  • Kitchen (12)
  • Desk chair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (26), Survivalist / minimalist (17), Mid-century modern (15), Classic/traditional (6), Eclectic (6)

Reviewed by 41 customers

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4.0

I recommend it

By Bob

from San Francisco, CA

Style Eclectic

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

      All-purpose chair

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent

      • I live in a:
      • Apartment/condo
      • This product is used in my:
      • Living room/family room/great room
       
      5.0

      Love these chairs!

      By JS

      from New York, NY

      Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dining Room
        • Kitchen

        Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

        These were a little bit of a splurge for me, but so worth it! My kids are really hard on furniture and my old chairs literally broke underneath them, so I decided to get new ones that would last. They are beautiful, comfortable, easy to clean and feel really substantial. I am so happy I bought them!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Great service!

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area
         
        5.0

        Great chairs

        By Emily GR

        from Washington, DC

        Style Classic/traditional, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Dining Room
        • Kitchen

        Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

        Very comfortable - loved that they came in both armless and with arms.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Fabulous delivery - on time and assembled!

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area
         
        5.0

        Love these chairs

        By R and B fan

        from New York, NY

        Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Desk chair
          • Dining Room
          • Kitchen

          Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

          These chairs are beautiful, comfortable and sturdy. I looked everywhere for simple light wood chairs and these were by far the nicest ones I could find. I was looking for something less expensive, but once they arrived, I was glad I bought them. My kids are really rough on furniture and broke our old chairs. These are so much sturdier. I am so happy I bought them!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Great service - came faster than I expected!

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Dining area
           
          2.0

          Functional, comfortable chair but easily dented

          By mkc

          from New York, NY

          Style Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Great Design

          Cons

          • Expensive
          • Poor quality

          Best Uses

          • Dining Room

          Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

          I purchased six Afton side chairs in walnut finish three years ago. I enjoy the clean look and the comfort they provide; however, they get dented very easily by simply touching the side of a hardwood dining table as you push them in after each use. Within a few months of gentle use, every chair around the dining table got dings on left and right sides of the back rest (where they touch the table). I consulted the Room and Board representative and learned that I can get them repaired at my own expense because it has been a while since I purchased the chairs, however the chairs will get dented again afterward. I would not recommend these chairs to others.

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Dining area
           
          5.0

          Beautiful and comfortabe chairs

          By Lulama

          from Chicago, IL

          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 Side Chair with Wood Seat:

            Complements 42r glass top table.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Chairs delivered in excellent condition, prompt and friendly delivery too.

            • I live in a:
            • Apartment/condo
            • This product is used in my:
            • Dining area
             
            5.0

            Gorgeous chair!

            By Scheufdog

            from Dayton, Ohio

            Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Dining Room
            • Kitchen

            Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

            Beautiful wood - the walnut is stunning. And the design is clean, modern, but still harkens to some tradition, so goes with a lot of home styles - shaker, transitional, and minmalist especially.

            Service and delivery comments:

            The delivery guys were impeccable - removed their shoes, were very aware of not scratching our doors/walls/walnut floors. Very personable and nice as well. They do love their job!

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Dining area
             
            5.0

            Durable furniture that will last a lifetime

            By Kate the designer

            from Lake Zurich, Illinois

            Style Classic/traditional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Great Design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen

              Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

              A wonderful well built table and chairs as usual. Our home is furnished everywhere with Room and Board. The best and most well constructed furniture that will last a lifetime

              Service and delivery comments:

              The gentlemen that delivered our furniture were very gentle and helpful. We have never had a problem with delivery.

              • I live in a:
              • House
              • This product is used in my:
              • Dining area
               
              5.0

              Perfect Side Chair

              By Debbie

              from Maple Grove, MN

              Style Classic/traditional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dining Room

                Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

                These chairs are used in our kitchen eating area, and they get LOTS of use by adults and children.

                Service and delivery comments:

                The service was timely, and the Service Associates were professional, polite, and helpful.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Dining area
                 
                5.0

                Comfortable, stylish chairs

                By Katie

                from Denver, CO

                Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dining Room

                  Customer comments about Afton Side Chair with Wood Seat:

                  I recently moved, purchasing all new furniture for my condo - most of it from Room and Board. I love every bit of it. My kitchen, dining, and living area are all one room; so I wanted furniture that was large enough for our family of three but sleek and minimalist in order to fit the space. These chairs - which I bought with the Linden table - are perfect. They're the most comfortable wooden chairs I've ever used, and their appearance is unremarkable - which I mean in the best way possible. The chairs are pretty, comfy, and sturdy.

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

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