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The Plumber's Stool

w
435
   h
950
   d
430
 mm  | 
seat height 650 mm
 £300 
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In Stock
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Product Information

Industrial and practical, this stacking stool has all the charm of a vintage piece as the design was actually inspired by a set of old stacking school chairs seen in a customer’s kitchen. Gently curved plywood with a beautiful oak veneer and dark satin steel tube, a real classic.
 

w 435   h 950   d 430 mm   |   seat height 650 mm

Delivery

We aim to dispatch all stocked items within 2 working days.

Items that are made to order have lead times and will be dispatched as soon as they are ready.
 

UK Large Item (48hr): £16.00*

Europe Large Item (48-72hr): £50.00

(One charge per order - not per item)
 

*Higher rates apply to some UK addresses - see a full list of delivery charges here.

Please contact us if you wish to place an order from outside of Europe. 

Returns

Most of our accessories are eligible for return within 28 days, bespoke items and product samples are not eligible for returns. If products are returned to us in the condition in which they were sent then we will issue a full refund for the cost of the item, excluding any delivery fees. Please contact us at returns@devolkitchens.co.uk with your order number and the items you wish to return before posting them.

deVOL will also take responsibility for any items that arrive damaged or broken. To arrange a replacement please contact us directly at returns@devolkitchens.co.uk within 7 days of receiving your items.

deVOL cannot take responsibility for the return postage cost of items or any loss or breakages that occur during the return process. We therefore recommend that returns are made using the original packaging with a tracked, insured and signed for service.

handsomely vintage, by deVOL

We're always on the lookout for inspiration when it comes to stools & chairs, it can be so easy to get it wrong that when you finally see something that gets it right then you really sit up and start paying attention. The Plumber's Stool was inspired by a set of vintage stacking school chairs from a deVOL customer’s kitchen that we photographed in Summer 2017. We loved the industrial and time-worn look of them. The strength, simplicity and lightness of the shapes and the fact that these shapes were necessitated by the stackable aspect of the chairs made them all the more impressive. We pride ourselves on keeping every stage of product development in-house, when designers are able to play with the materials or processes involved in making a piece of furniture it usually turns out more successful. We had never made a tubular steel frame for a stool before, but we bought a pipe bender and started to rough out the overall proportions using copper piping. This is when we started calling it The Plumber's Stool and the working title just seemed to stick. It took us well over a year to settle on a shape, the limitations of strength and stack-ability proved a challenge at first but we couldn't be happier with how it has turned out.
The frame is welded from 19mm mild steel tube, the legs flare out just enough to clear the seat pan, the open base prevents conflict with the back-rest when stacked and the stretchers that run along the base make it solid and sturdy. We opted for a clear powder coated lacquer with a dark tint which gives a consistent and soft sheen whilst letting some of the natural texture and colour of the metal show through. The 13mm thick curved seat and back-rest are made from laminated sheets of 1mm birch plywood with a beautiful quarter cut oak veneer on top – the seat also has a beech veneer on the underside for a nice contrast in texture. We chose a one-coat tinted oil which gives a lovely aged and hard-wearing finish and is incredibly easy to repair if ever damaged. We’re so pleased with the final design. With the Plumber’s Stool, every detail has been carefully considered with the bigger picture in mind; from the oxidised black screws to match the dark frame, to the soft curves on the seat and back-rest for added comfort. It’s a beautiful and skilfully crafted piece of furniture but it doesn’t shout about it. It’s understated, practical and made to last.

Stools, Chairs & Tables

We've always aspired to offer our customers more than just kitchens and so, over the last few years, we've started to design and make our own stools, chairs, tables. Please see our ever-expanding range of products below.

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