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Teak Shower Stool

Item# 02-0377
$169.00
$99.00

Shower seat or bath table from Mitra Bali, a fair trade group

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Naturally water-resistant and virtually impervious to bathroom moisture, our eco-friendly fair trade teak shower stool doubles as a bathroom table or shower seat. Made from sustainable teak, this unique bowed-design seat is hand-sanded and rubbed with an oil finish that will last for years. Made in Indonesia.

Teak Shower Seat Features:
  • Handcrafted by Indonesian fair trade artisans working with our fair trade partner, Mitra Bali
  • Made from sustainably grown teak wood
  • Naturally water-resistant
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18'L x 13'W x 21'H

32lb.

250 lb. weight limit

 

Please note: Due to the handcrafted nature of this product, weight and size may vary slightly.

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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 48 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by This shower stool/bath table is well made and sturdy. It is the right height for use at the bathroom sink as well. November 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by THis product is sturdy and well constructed! This product is sturdy and at the rigt comfort height. It will not slip easily like products I have had in the past. I bought the product because it will not mildew. So far it is working after two months. Very satisfied... November 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Comfortable and sturdy Very well packaged to protect from damage. Slightly larger and taller than I expected, but very sturdy and functional. I expected raw wood, but the surface is quite irregular, with lots of mill marks. September 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent seat for any room. Sturdy & comfortable I use this at my desk when I work from home. VERY sturdy (& heavy). It's been better for my back than any office chair. This was a good choice at a good price - highly recommend it. September 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by It is lovely even though the finish on the wood is rough,  and came with unbelievably carefully secure packaging.  It was a surprise to find it so heavy in weight, and so tall it does not really look right in either of my bathrooms, shower one or tub one.  But it looks fine in the hallway, so I am pleased. September 7, 2014
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I need to know if my bathroom scale will slide in under the stool, on the floor. Thanks. 
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I don't have a sample here in the office anymore to measure, but from what I remember you should be able to. Looking at the photo and dimensions I would safely say you should have at least 14" inches between the legs.
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My sis' has MS and I'm trying to find a nicer seat for her shower; nicer than what one would find in a medical supply store.
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I didn't use this particular one in the shower, but I do have one similar that is used in the shower. I haven't had any problems with mine, though I always wipe mine down after I use it.
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I have only used the stool twice since it arrived two weeks ago. In the shower and steaming in the shower. It dries nicely and hasn't lost color. It's very heavy and strong. Doesn't shift around on the shower floor. It stays put.
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This stool is broad and sturdy. The only downside from an accessibility perspective is that there are not arm rests to use as leverage for getting up. It is, however, a pretty and chic bath stool :)
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No, it won't. Be sure to "shower" it down after bathing also. When cleaning the bathing area, if you don't lift the teak stool out, tip the ends up and clean beneath the legs of the teak stool. It won't tip over. Use a cleaner designed to kill germs, such as 409. It wouldn't hurt to reoil it occasionally, ask locally which oil is best, allow hours for it to dry.
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I have not used this bench in the shower, but teak is supposed to be weather-durable. Neither have I measured the height, but it does seem to be as high as an ADA toilet.
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You would need to regularly treat it with teak oil or a teak sealer or it will turn silver. As long as your allowing it to dry out between uses it should get mil-dewy. If it does it can be brushed off with a wire brush.
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It is really heavy. My husband's about 190. I imagine it can support at least 50 more pounds.
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250 pounds.
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It wouldn't be a good idea, although you can ask which oils to use which can produce a darker color.
If you wanted to use the teak bench for something other than bathing, why shouldn't you? It is a nice, simple design.
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It should still retain it's ability to be water resistance. You could always use a waterproof stain or varnish.
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The teak stool needs to clear a wall spigot that has its top at 19 1/2" off the floor.
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Probably too tight a fit. Mine is slightly more than 19" in the middle of the seat, but over 20" at each edge.
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My stool is 20.5 inches tall, but there is no reason that you couldnt cut the legs down to make it fit.
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The lowest part of the seat, center is 20" from floor and the higher edges of the seat is 21" from floor.
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