Benches Buying Guide

The Benches include school and gym or fitness center locker room benches, classroom art benches, and a variety of waiting room, reception area, lobby or lounge bench seating with unique modular styles.

Art Benches

Standard: The art benches are made of solid maple hardwood with a versatile light finish and protective UV coating to prevent fading or discoloration. The UV finish is environmentally friendly. The standard art bench has a built-in shelf for storage support.

Art Horse: The art horse bench has a unique horse-style shape with two-leg frame and raised backrest-style component. The seat has notches to support canvas or drawing pad, using the backrest-style component as an easel.

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Art Horse Bench

Locker Room Bench

The locker room bench has classic gym-style design with thick bench seat beam, complete with durable laminate maple wood tone and protective lacquer finishes. The bench has pedestal-style legs made of steel for outstanding strength, and is finished in a selection of enamel paint colors to complement locker room, gym, or other setting.

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Locker Room Bench

Folding Bench

The folding bench offers portable design for enhanced convenience and comes in a choice of colors and sizes. The folding frame is made of steel and finished for lasting appearance. The bench seat is finished in high-pressure laminate for durability. Five color options are available for the laminate finish, including Grey Nebula for a stone-like finish and four diverse wood tones for classic style.

Four-Leg Benches

The most common form of indoor bench is the standard four-leg bench.  It’s sturdy design accommodates individuals of all sizes, and is best in everyday use.  Most benches feature upholstered cushions for added comfort and can support two to four people comfortably.   Look for benches with optional casters if you’ll need to move the seating frequently.

Loveseat Bench

Loveseat bench has single two-person cushion upholstered for a smooth overall appearance.

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Loveseat Bench

Modular Benches

Modular benches allow customized configurations to support any waiting room, reception area, lobby or lounge. The benches come in one-seat, two-seat, three-seat, four-seat, and up to five-seat styles with the individual seats separated with obvious seams.

Larger modular benches offer a choice of upholstery for the cushioned seats and laminate finish for the enclosed base. Upholstered base is available on the Steps Modular Designer Series, which also includes non-square benches in wedge shapes to create distinct seating arrangements.