Deacon's Bench

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A great place to sit and remove your shoes or tug off hard to remove boots, a deacon bench is well made to last a lifetime of use. Some with storage options to keep things out of the way, like off seasonal shoes and coats, these benches are both versatile and look great! There are different finishes to select from for near any entrance to your home, both in and outdoors. Why not browse this collection to keep you from knocking over while you knock your socks off?

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Updated 18/11/2022
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Solid rubberwood deacon bench

Solid rubberwood deacon bench

Sand & Stable™

This black-painted deacon's bench is a chic, clean-lined comfortable two-seater that will support a weight of up to 350lbs. The slender arms and spindles on the back offer a traditional touch with a natural finish.

$177.99 $209.99

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A perfect classic to blend with different color palettes and aesthetics in your home, this rubberwood bench is truly versatile. You can use it to provide a romantic finish in your bedroom, entryway, kitchen, patio, or garden. To finish the look, you may add two throw pillows in monochrome and one vibrant yellow one in the middle.

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Windsor style wood bench

Windsor style wood bench

Kelly Clarkson Home

Here we have a versatile bench made from solid rubberwood. It comes with a rectangular seat and a unique curved Windsor back with delicate slats, rolled arms, and four turned legs with stretcher bars.

$286.99 $409.99

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This handcrafted bench is perfect for a charming farmhouse or rustic bedrooms, entryways, sunrooms, and living rooms. It can fit anywhere without taking up too much space and goes well with wooden or laminated floors. You can style it with a textured throw and some throw pillows and accent it with flower pots, books, or towels.

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Aged solid wood bench

Aged solid wood bench

Gracie Oaks

This gothic architectural deacon bench is a statement of craftsmanship. It's made from solid poplar wood with elegant finials adorning the sides, arms, and back and it can handle a weight of up to 500lbs.

$266.99 $320

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The traditional legs and unique back design of this solid wood bench make it an appealing choice for farmhouse living rooms and entryways. You may also add it to your breakfast nook for extra seating space. Throw in a pillow or two and get comfortable with the big sitting space and steady backrest, or place it next to a rustic accent table made from weathered wood.

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Antique wooden deacons bench

Antique wooden deacons bench

NewRidge Home Goods

This sturdy and easy-to-assemble bench is a timeless and durable option made with solid and richly colored wood. The sitting space and open-access storage below the chair offer convenience, while the whole thing is snag free and water-resistant.

Designer Advice:

This deacon's bench is contemporary and clean-styled with a strong finish. It can be used to hold packages, bags, or shoes in the hallway, although the antique chestnut finish makes a perfect blend wherever you decide to place it: a patio, entryway, or garden. It is available in several colors, so you can easily pick one that fits your personality.

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Reclaimed wood deacon's bench 

Reclaimed wood deacon's bench 

This handmade bench is crafted from 100% reclaimed barn wood with a natural rustic finish. It's well constructed and available in three lengths of 36 inches, 48 inches, and 60 inches.

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This simple deacon's bench is the perfect picture of high construction and comfort, with armrests on either side and a flat back. It can be fitted on the patio or backyard for pleasing sit-downs or reading. Alternatively, place it in the hallway for tying on shoes or taking them off, and finish the look with throw pillows.

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Deacon's Bench

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A Deacon bench makes an interesting entryway or mudroom seat where you can sit down and take off your shoes. You can use the space under the bench to store your seasonal footwear or muddy shoes that may ruin your floor. Some designs even come with hooks to hang your coats, bags, and other accessories.

In addition, this versatile furniture piece can be placed anywhere in your home for extra seating, storage, and decor. You can turn your deacon bench into a kitchen booth to create a cozy setting for eating breakfast or place it out on your patio for quiet reflection and reading. If your deacon bench comes with a lift seat, you can organize your space by storing your sofa blankets, your children’s toys, and other miscellaneous items in the storage compartment. Don’t forget to add throw pillows on the bench to create an inviting and aesthetically pleasing focal point in your home.

The color you choose to paint your Deacon bench will depend on where you're planning on placing it. If you plan to keep it in your garden or patio area, we recommend you go with neutral colors like white, black, and grey. These colors will complement any outdoor color scheme.

If you plan to place it inside the home, perhaps in the entryway, consider matching it to your interior decor theme.

While some people agree that giving a Deacon bench a bright pop of color will make it stand out, others simply prefer to make it blend in with the existing color scheme, and both these suggestions work equally well based on your personal taste and the look you are trying to achieve.

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New england primitive deacons bench

New england primitive deacons bench

This simple garden bench in a colonial village style is a beautiful combination of solid construction and functionality. Comfortable seat with high backrest makes resting in the backyard or on the patio will be very pleasant.

554 hitchcock style painted deacons bench

554: Hitchcock Style Painted Deacon's Bench

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Antique deacons bench

Antique deacons bench

The beautiful form, solid wood construction, and beautiful decorations make this antique deacon bench look phenomenal. The whole is comfortable and will look in the rustic, antique décor of the interior.

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Kinfolk's lifestyle was born in the USA. Part of it was an expression of admiration for the Amish and their unhurried, authentic art de vivre. Its expression is also this wooden mystical deacon bench in very dark brown plum wood, made by the Amish.

Painted black deacons bench

Painted black deacons bench

Painted black, this fabulous deacon's bench constitutes a gorgeous proposition for all, who look for some shabby chic or cottage accents to their interiors. Measures Approx: 37' wide x x 15" deep x 32" tall at back.

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Deacon's Walnut Bench

Deacon's Walnut Bench

Featuring classic spindle elements, scroll motif on the curved armrests and walnut finish, this bench is an example of traditionally stylized furnishing. The seat is upholstered with beige fabric; it accommodates two people.

Church pew use to have a deacons bench miss it

church pew. Use to have a deacons bench. Miss it so much. Could you this in an entry way with a mirror above it. Good place to put your shoes on and leave books.

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Extra seating and the valuable storage in one, wherever you need it! Hinged-seat storage in the distinctive bench allows you to hide inside some frippery, which cannot stand in this room freely. Unlacquered wood perfectly composes with the mountain style.

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For many centuries, they were a place reserved for less important revelers - today as we know it is an interesting and fashionable element, especially in the hallway. This wooden deacon bench has been renewed and given a red-raspberry color.

Bernards Deacon's Bench, Walnut

Bring more class into your home decor by using this lovely bench that is crafted from wood finished in a warm pecan. The whole frame is rich in gorgeous curves and sculpted accents, and holds a wheat textured fabric seat.

Curve point creations traditional entry other metros

Curve point creations traditional entry other metros

A great proposition for all classic or rustic foyers, this storage tree combines a bench to sit and tie your shoes, a storage spot for them, as well as hacks for your coats and boxes for your hats and scarves.

For the hallway white deacons bench

For the hallway... White deacon's bench

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Deacon bench with storage

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Southern Enterprises, Inc 3-Drawer Black Country Bench

Crafted from black-finished hardwood, MDF and veneer, the bench spices up entryways and hallways with its stylish, country accents. The bench includes a slatted back and sides, and offers 3 storage drawers mounted under the seat.

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