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10 Easy Pieces: Garden Benches

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10 Easy Pieces: Garden Benches

Michelle Slatalla February 23, 2016

As much as I like working in my garden, what I really love is watching others work–squirrels furtively ferrying nuts to hideouts, bees on a tight schedule in the lemon tree, ants with plans. A comfortable garden bench is key to my surveillance efforts. Here are 10 wood garden benches (with deep seats and armrests) to keep you in the garden all afternoon:

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Above: From designer Piet Hein Eek, each Wooden Garden Bench made from recycled materials is one-of-a-kind. At 44 inches long and 20 inches deep, the bench is a versatile two-seater for a small balcony or terrace; $860 from The Future Perfect.

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Above: Made of solid oak, an Arkipelago Bench designed by Kari Virtanen and Rudi Merz for Nikari has wood joints and measures approximately 35.25 inches long; $780 from Finnish Design Shop.

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Above: From Solpuri, a 59-inch-long slatted teak Liberty Bench With Back is 27 inches deep and has an angular design that complements the soft wood material; for information and pricing, see Solpuri.

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Above: A Protected Teak Garden Bench is finished with Teak Shield for a silvery, aged patina (reapply every six months) and  is $798 from Terrain.

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Above: Made in Italy by Ethimo, a teak Notting Hill Garden Bench is £765 from Howbart and Mays. For more information and US distributors, see Ethimo.

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Above: An untreated teak Falsterbo Sofa by Skargaarden is 65.75 inches long and approximately 35.5 inches deep; upholstered cushions are available separately; the two-seater sofa is $3,120 from All Modern.

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Above: From Scandinavian designer Skagerak, a teak Drachmann Bench with a cross-back design is 65 inches long; $1,799 from Horne.

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Above: From Danish designer Povl Eskildsen, a Kingston Teak Bench is 52.5 inches long and 24.5 inches deep; for more information and pricing, see Gloster.

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Above: With simple, modern lines, a Monaco Teak Outdoor Garden Seat from British designer Barlow Tyrie measures 47.25 inches long and is $1,929 from Didrik’s.

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Above: A teak Block Island Garden Bench is available in three lengths, from 48 to 72 inches long; a 48-inch bench is $699.99 from Wayfair.

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Above: An acacia wood Applaro two-seat bench is 48 1/8 inches long; available in brown or white from Ikea for $90.

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