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Below we have compiled a list of 16 types of Japanese stools. Even though when you think of a Japanese stool you have one style idea in mind there is a surprising wide variety of small to large variations in designs.
The following Japanese stools are not listed in any particular order of preference. They are just listed as I found them and would be more in alphabetically order more than anything else.
The 16 different Japanese stool styles include: Bath stools, counter stools, ceramic stools, collapsible stools, stool chairs, garden stools, kneeling stools, low stools, prayer stools, porcelain stools, step stools, shower stools, spa stools, vanity stools, wooden stools and washing stools.
While some of the different types of Japanese stools could cross over into various styles they are mostly unique variations of a Japanese stool…
Japanese Bath Stool
Simple yet beautiful stool, made in Japan to use for one’s ease and comfort when bathing, or in a sauna. The simple straight shape highlights the wood grain. Made from Nikko cedar with a urethane paint (gloss eraser) finish. Includes anti-slip rubber on the back of the stool’s legs.
The stool measures approximately 13.8 x 6.7 x 7.9″. As this is natural wood, there might be a knot(s) in the appearance. After using, let dry in a well-ventilated area, avoiding direct sunlight.
Japanese Sugi Bath Stool, Naturally Antiodor
Japanese Counter Stool
This lightweight chair is made from oil wax leather – a material which has a durable, wipe clean finish. Clear floor protectors are used on the base of the legs which will protect your floor, minimize drag noise and protect the solid beech chair legs.
The solid beech legs are enforced with an internal steel support. This secret support, plus the steel cross wires on the base, results in the chairs not only being hard-wearing and sturdy but also still maintaining a sleek streamlined look. This great feature makes the seat ideal for family dining as it will be able to withstand meal time mess…
Modern Simple Style High Foot Stool Japanese-Style Cafe Counter Seat
Japanese Ceramic Stool
This beautiful garden stool is made of thick, high quality, Ceramic that will last for years to come. An easy way to add a unique and chic touch to your indoor or outdoor space…
Ceramic Garden Stool Patio decor Outdoor Furniture Round Bench
Japanese Collapsible Stool
- EXTRA WIDE: Our 13-inch wide, collapsible step-stool provides multipurpose use indoors including bathroom, bedside, kitchen and office for both work and personal use!
- FOLDABLE AND COMPACT: Lightweight, portable and folds up flat with handle for easy carry, storage, daily use and long-lasting durability.
- SAFE AND DURABLE: This folding one-step foot stool, made with anti-slip rubber, provides a safe and sturdy grip for use even, non-slippery surfaces indoors and outdoors.
- DESIGNED FOR FAMILY: Our copyright designs and patent pending structure provide high-quality stools for use by children, kids, adults and seniors.
- PATENT PENDING SAFETY: Our non-slip, non-skid and striped rubber design creates a safe platform with SGS certified load capacity of up to 350 lbs. in weight! Must be completely open to locked position before use. Not for use on uneven or slippery surface.
eXpace Folding Step Stool, 13-Inch Wide, Non-Slip for Indoor and Outdoor Use, Adults and Kids up to 350 lbs, Japanese
Japanese Stool Chair
Natural wooden material bath chair, hot water tub, soap stand 3 pieces set. Enjoy a comfortable bath time in a healing space where warmth of wood releases…
Hinoki Wood Isu Bath Stool Chair OKE Set Onsen From Japan Real Fragrant
Japanese Garden Stool
The BirdRock Home Steel Garden Stool is versatile addition to any living room, patio or backyard. The stool is made from solid steel making it stronger than the typical ceramic stool. It also doesn’t chip or crack like ceramic stools. The steel stool is also hollow make it lightweight and easy to move.
The steel garden stool offers several uses around your home. Use on the back or front porch to elevate your potted plants making them easy to water and maintain. It can also be used inside or outside next to your patio furniture as accent table providing a spot to place drinks, books, TV remotes, etc. If you have guests or family over easily pull out the garden stool for extra seating.
We believe the decorative floral design and functionality of the BirdRock Home Garden Stool will prove to be a perfect for your home, porch or patio…
BirdRock Home Steel Garden Stool – Metal Seat – End Table – Decorative Plant Stand – Floral Design – Indoor or Outdoor Use
Japanese Kneeling Stool
Our society forces us to spend countless hours sitting or hanging motionless in unnatural ways. Our ergonomic chair is designed for people struggling with a standardized cross-legged position, but is also found to be enjoyed in various situations.
Whether you practice Vipassana meditation or are doing hero or lotus cross-legged pose, it will help you maintain your posture, stay focused, and relax. By tucking your legs underneath it and sitting upright, it will prevent fatigue and leg numbing, ease back or neck pain, remove strain, and allow you to enter very deep meditative states without shifting positions.
For those who have hip, ankle, or knee problems, or are not very flexible, this bench will offer an effortless sitting experience in kneeling.
This stylish bench is also a great conversation starter. Sit in many positions with perfect alignment so you are comfortable while meditating. Designed and handmade in local massive wild cherrywood with a beautiful wood finish for long lasting durability, enjoy a more natural and comfortable way of sitting while eating at a coffee table, reading, working, playing with kids…
BLUECONY IKUKO Original Meditation Bench, Travel Version, Hand Made Eco Friendly Wooden Kneeling Ergonomic Seiza Seat, Prana Yoga – 2 Colors, 3 Height Sizes
Japanese Low Stool
Lightweight and compact, suitable for the elderly to go out to the sun, travel, children carry with you. This small stool can also sit next to it and sit on the floor using a meditation stool. The exterior is exquisite and foldable, very lightweight, perfect for carrying around…
SYF Footstool Japanese and Korean Style Footstool Folding Stool Portable Low Stool Folding Solid Wood Stool
Japanese Prayer Stool
For years we looked for a mediation bench that was solid, not foldable, and didn’t look like is was made in a middle school wood shop. We wanted a real piece of furniture that we felt confident sitting on for long periods of time. We found it! Handmade using sustain-ably grown acacia wood, each piece is upholstered by professional furniture makers…
Prayer Stool – Acacia Wood
Japanese Porcelain Stool
Dark red oriental porcelain garden stool in the classic barrel shape. Features intricate gold floral art work accented by raised gold design along the top and bottom, finished with a high luster glaze. Use as a small table, stool or stand in the living room or foyer. Not intended for outdoor use.
Oriental Furniture Sakura Blossom Garden Stool
Japanese Step Stool
Lightweight design, can be placed in the corner after folding, behind the door, etc, does not take up space.
Suitable for indoor living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, balconies, outdoor and more. It is made of environmentally friendly solid wood, covered with environmentally friendly paint, revealing wood grain, full of paint, full of solid wood, environmentally friendly, healthy, green and natural.
The edges of the stool are sleek, not only aesthetically pleasing, but also prevent children from playing and getting hurt. All solid wood frame, wear-resistant, sturdy, long service life, natural and environmentally friendly, safe and stable, easy to clean.
FH Solid Wood 3 Step Stool, Multi-Function Folding Ladder, Non-Slip Padded Pedal Home Japanese Wooden Ladder Chair, Storage Rack, Flower Stand, Shoe Bench, 2 Colors (Color : Honey Color)
Japanese Shower Stool
Looks meets functionality with this sleek wooden shower stool from Villa Acacia. Designed with Japanese and modern influences, this chair is designed to be an attractive stool for your bath, kitchen or outside patio or garden…
Thirteen Chefs 18 Inch Wooden Saddle Seat Shower Stool, Backless Low Satori Style
Japanese Spa Stool
The Hinoki Onsen Spa Stool is made of Japanese cypress hinoki wood. It is made in Japan to use for one’s ease and comfort when bathing, or in a sauna. Hinoki wood is also naturally anti-odor and meant to be used with water, making it ideal bathroom use. It is a perfect match for people who like to embrace nature…
IPPINKA Natural Japanese Hinoki Onsen Spa Stool, Medium Style
Japanese Vanity Stool
The contemporary modern design of the Japanese Reclaimed Truck Wood Vanity Stool fuses form, function, beauty and character. The stool fits perfectly in living rooms, leisure areas, work places, lobbies, coffee houses, bedrooms and patios.
Each stool seat has unique color patterns based on the reclaimed wood selected by the craftsmen. All work on these pieces is done completed by hand. This makes a great accent piece, display, or extra seating around the office or home…
Japanese Reclaimed Wood Vanity Stool
Japanese Wooden Stool
Exquisitely polished stool surface, delicate touch like water, texture reflects a visual feast, stool surface made of rubber wood, very strong. 2000 hours of design work hours, hundreds of design programs, six processes fine grinding, we focus on creating a good product and strict quality control…
Japanese-style Solid Wood Stool, Creative Round Stool, Small Bench, Table And Stool, Fashion Table Stool, Stool, Dressing Stool, Pure Wood To Create Super Easy 2 Size Options
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Japanese Washing Stool
Please enjoy the bath chair in time and space that leisurely relaxing. This, gentle warmth of the wood grain is beautiful Kiso Hinoki. Wood surface will heal calm…
Bath Chair of Japanese Cypress(Hinoki) Bath Goods Medium
There you have it. 16 different types of Japanese stools. Most of these stools are great for wet areas and serve a very practical use in deed while others just look very, very pretty.
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All in all the above Japanese stool styles are a great place to begin your search if you are looking for a Japanese style stool or stools for your home.
Happy stool shopping!