02 DW Stool Natural Standard Isometric
01 DW Stool Natural Standard Side
03 DW Stool Natural Standard Front
04 DW Stool Natural Detail A
05 DW Stool Natural Detail B
06 DW Stool Natural Detail C

DW 01 Stool

Designer Derek Welsh
Collection DW Collection
Year/Period 2020
Dimensions ( cm / in ) H 16.4 / D 15.6 / W 15.6 H 41.5 / D 39.5 / W 39.5
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Product Description

The DW 01 Stool is the first product we prototyped as part of the DW Collection. Derek Welsh visited our workshop in February 2020 and spent a few days understanding the skills and methods of our carpenters.

The design of the stool uses simple and strong methods of construction, relying on traditional joineries that were used before advanced technology became prevalent in woodworking. An example of this is the deliberately exposed joinery where the legs meet the bottom of the seat, rather than trimming the cylindrical tenons fully into the underside. This is a detail that is typical of traditional woodworking and can be seen in several pieces from the 19th century and early 20th century, including a rare Charles Rennie Mackintosh chair from 1910. Mackintosh incidentally hailed from Glasgow, the city Welsh lives and works in.

Another example of classical woodworking technique is the wedge that is inserted into the cylindrical tenons at the top of the seat to make the fit tighter. This is visible in the centre of the four circular patterns on the stool seat, especially in the Natural Teak finish version.

The multipurpose stool is ideal for seating at a table or as a side table. It is robust, compact and especially suitable for small spaces and city apartments. The stool is currently available in Natural Teak, Black and Blue finishes.

Product Specification

Standard dimensions H 16.4 / D 15.6 / W 15.6 H 41.5 / D 39.5 / W 39.5
Materials Teak (Tectona grandis)
Product variants N/A
Other information Leg Width - 15.6 39.5 Seat Diameter - 13 33.0
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Product Options

We offer this product in a choice of four wood finishes: Natural Teak, Dark Stain and Black.

For the Natural Teak finish, the wood is sanded and finished with hard wax oil to bring out the natural, golden-brown colour of the teak.

For the Dark Stain finish, a coat of water-based, teak stain is applied to give the wood a darker teak shade, followed by a coat of sealer.

For the Black finish, the wood is sprayed with an eco-friendly, water-based paint that leaves the grains and patterns visible.

Wood Finish - Natural Teak / Dark Stain / Blue Finish / Black Finish

Colour swatch of Natural Teak
Natural Teak
Colour swatch of Dark Stain
Dark Stain
Colour swatch of Blue Finish
Blue Finish
Colour swatch of Black Finish
Black Finish

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