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Adjustable Height Shop Stool


The tractor-style seat and backrest of the WoodRiver® Adjustable Shop Stool are made of a high density polymer making for a shop stool that is comfortable, sturdy and easy to clean. The stool has a backrest which lets you lean back for some creative thinking at the drafting table, a...

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The tractor-style seat and backrest of the WoodRiver® Adjustable Shop Stool are made of a high density polymer making for a shop stool that is comfortable, sturdy and easy to clean. The stool has a backrest which lets you lean back for some creative thinking at the drafting table, a chrome foot ring that gives your feet a place to park, and the ability to swivel 360-degrees. Height adjustments are simple with the pneumatic lever—simply pull up to raise the seat to anywhere from 22'' to 32," making it suitable for everything from desks and drafting tables to tall workbenches and stationary tools like scroll saws.


  • Swivels 360°
  • Molded tractor seat style
  • High density polymer seat and back
  • Bottom ring serves as a footrest and adds rigidity for strength
  • Seat Adjustment: 22" to 32"
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs.
  • Overall Dimensions: 17" W x 16-1/2" D x 32 to 41-3/4" H
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3.67 out of 5 stars
24 Reviews
  1. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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    Difficult to Sit

    I have had this stool about 2 years and find it extremely uncomfortable to sit in. The seat requires that you sit with your legs straight forward. As a PSA, my seat just cracked last week on its own. Also, it no longer will raise or lower when lever is activated. Should have known something was up when it would suddenly drop on its own. My plan, remove hard plastic seat/back to landfill and send metal components to recycle.

  2. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Pneumatic cylinder failed in less than a year...

    This is the second time I've written a review for this item. If this one isn't published, I will disregard all reviews from Woodcraft in the future as they are not objective or complete. I love everything about the chair (I bought two approx. 6 months ago), except for the fact that one has failed already after minimal use. The pneumatic cylinder will not stay up. It will lift the seat but invariably sinks when someone sits on it. I cannot recommend this stool, nor would I buy it again.

  3. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    Not comfortable

    I'm a 5'10" man, weighing about 200 lbs. This is not a comfortable stool unless you sit with your legs straight in front of you and that is not a comfortable way to sit. Once you open your legs, even slightly, to sit in a more comfortable position, the front edges of the seat dig into your thighs making it extremely uncomfortable.

  4. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    Seat snapped after 3 years

    Received his as a gift. Have loved it until today. Today, when I sat on it, the seat cracked and it is no longer usable. Suggest buying one that is more sturdy.

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Awesome Customer Service

    Like many other reviews, I have had cracked or broken plastic parts on this stool, which is disappointing. However, Woodcraft customer service has stepped up first to replace a cracked seat and now a broken back rest both at no cost to me. These folks set the bar for courteous, timely customer service and product warranty. Thanks. I will be back to do business with Woodcraft. Glenn--Baton Rouge

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Great Customer Service

    A very nice chair. I have 2. The works are very durable. Comfortable to sit in. About a month and a half ago the seat itself cracked. Love to chair so I contacted Woodcraft to see it they sell a replacement seat. Woodcraft in turn sent me a replacement FREE of charge. That was really nice of them. With customer service like that you can't go wrong. Woodcraft you have a customer for life!!! Mario R.

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    love this stool.

    this is a wonderful and comfortable chair, I use at my scroll saw and at my work bench. Rugged, but wish it was on wheels

  8. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Worth the sale price, maybe not full.

    Ordered at the $50 discount; delivered surprisingly promptly by UPS. Box arrived damaged, and obviously had previously been opened/resealed. Contents were mostly in good condition (two cosmetic chips on the seat, noticable mostly because they expose white under the black) so I accepted it. At sale price I'm willing to take a refurb/return. Additional evidence it's a refurb: Looks like one of the seat mounting holes has a thread-repair insert. That can be as strong as, or stronger than, the original so I'm OK with it. Assembly was straightforward, though the diagram could be improved to show that the footrest drops onto the post AFTER the post is installed into the base, resting above the bulge. Much of the assembly is just snap/friction fit, which is OK but means you may have to be careful when moving it from place to place. (I'd have preverred a screw or setscrew to lock these pieces together, so I could pick it up without worrying... though of course if it did disconnect I can just shove it together again.) "Tractor-style" seat is reasonably comfortable; the non-adjustable low backrest is actually not badly placed for lumbar support. Even when the seat is fairly high, the wide five-leg base seems to be quite stable. Feet are standard snap-in, not adjustable. Might be possible to substitute five casters, if you prefer. Height adjustment, as usual, is by air strut. This means that the seat has some "bounce" to it, increasing as you increase the height. Toward the upper end of the range, you need to put the seat position significantly above where you want it to be with your weight on it. Also at the high end of the range, getting on and off the stool can be a bit awkward... but it's stable enough that I've had no problems using the footrest ring as a step to board it. The seat swivels surprisingly nicely. (FWIW, I do expect to use this set fairly high most of the time, since I want it as a way to comfortably use the same countertop-height benches/desks whether standing or sitting. A serious drafting chair would probably be a better solution and I may upgrade later, but -- on sale -- this was a cheap way to try out the concept and see how well it works for me.) Long-term, the question will be how well the seat and air strut hold out, and at full price I'd expect slightly better materials and _not_ refurb... but at sale price, I think I definitely got my money's worth.

  9. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Stool maybe but WOODCRAFT is great

    good fit for my work bench and light weight, however: it is plastic and the seat cracked shortly after I received it. I would not recomend the stool but I give WOODCRAFT the highest recommendation as they replaced the seat at no charge as soon as I contacted their customer service. I would recommend this to a friend with reservations.

  10. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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    Not Man Sized

    I am a 6' tall 220lb ahtletic man, the seat on this chair is not sized for a man of my size and the front corners will dig painfully into my legs. I loved this stool in concept but in practice it is too uncomfortable for use.

  11. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    Glass Slippers

    I like the look and functionality of the chair. My only complaint is the five feet are plastic. When I say feet, I am referring to the gliders that make contact with the floor. When my package arrived, some of the feet had already broken in shipment. Prompt service by Woodcraft had a new base to me quickly. I have had it over a year. Some of the plastic feet have broken. Luckily, I had kept the unbroken ones from the original base. This chair will probably last a good couple years, but it is not something you will pass down to your kids.

  12. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    I take it all back

    After my post about the workshop stool, customer sevice contacted me and offered to make it right. Kudo's and thank you. You have restored my faith.

  13. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    at six months old the tractor seat cracked out and is unusable.

  14. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Comfortable and versatile

    Great addition to workshop - large feet protect padded floor

  15. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    I would buy this product again

    Excellent design. Great shop stool.

  16. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Shop stool

    I haven't had this for long but it seems to be a good deal. It's not the best seat available but for the price I think it will do nicely.

  17. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    I got this for Christmas and I LOVE it.

    My best Christmas gift. I use this at my sewing table and at my kitchen counters. It has allowed me to return to doing things that my bad back and legs had taken from me. Love the foot rest. Lack of rollers make it safer to get on and off the stool without it rolling away from me. The glide feet and light weight still allow me to easily move it from place to place.

  18. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    Not a world beater.

    It's a little on the light side, as far as construction. The black dress pieces on the legs were broken when it arrived.

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  20. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Comfortable Shop Stool

    Box arrived with one corner damaged. When mounting the seat, I found two of the special bolts missing. Called Woodcraft, and they immediately sent two replacements. Folks there were quite helpful and seemed to know the product. A pleasure to work with.

  21. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Great stool, highly recommend

    Sturdy, easy to assemble, swivels and height adjusts. Seat and back support very comfortable Steady to sit on and foot rest great. Not too heavy so easily moved but no wheels(which I prefer). I had to get a second one because my wife loves to use it at her sewing table.

  22. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    excellent stool , easy to assemble

    Easy to assemble and sturdy.

  23. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    A little flimsy for us hefty ones

    Although the description states that it will hold 350 lbs., the seat and back are thin and flimsy plastic and don't feel as though they will support that much (and I don't weigh anywhere near that much...). the seat is also extremely slick and slippery, definitely requires a non-slip pad. Don't think I'll return it because I really need a good stool for my silversmithing worktable, but right now I'm really wary of it - at least, until I find the right pad and can overcome my fear of the seat breaking/collapsing under me.

  24. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Quality Stool

    Great Product for the Price. I bought 2 for my shop, my daughter loved them so much she took one for her art studio and I really would like to buy 2 more.

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