Unlike upholstered models or those with a solid back, spindle chairs with arms can let you lie back without getting in the way of your room’s visual flow. They’ll maintain an airy feel around your table or seating area, which is especially excellent news in smaller settings. To help you find the right spindle chairs for your needs and decors, our interior design experts have scouted for a wide range of stylish models.
21 Recommendations and 137 Ideas
Classic Windsor Dining Chair with Spindle Back
Perfect For: Adding a touch of farmhouse charm to your dining room
What We Like: Timeless design and easy-to-clean wooden build
This classic Windsor dining chair brings heirloom charm to your dining area with its elegant spindle back and arched arms. Crafted in the USA from solid wood and oak veneers, the chair boasts a sturdy and reliable construction. Standing 41'' tall on splayed legs with stretchers, it exudes a warm and inviting farmhouse aesthetic. The easy-to-clean wooden build ensures hassle-free maintenance, especially when inevitable spills occur. Best of all, the chair arrives fully assembled, ready to grace your dining table.
Pair this classic Windsor chair with a rustic wooden dining table and a simple, neutral tablecloth to create an inviting and cozy atmosphere. Add a centerpiece such as a vase of fresh flowers to complete the look.
Windsor-Back Armchair with Turned Details
One Allium Way®
Perfect For: Traditional living room seating groups
What We Like: Breezy open design and refined look
This Windsor-back armchair offers timeless style with its rubberwood construction and solid finish. The open design provides a breezy flair while turned details exude a touch of elegance. Ideal for cozy living room arrangements, this armchair complements slipcover loveseats, wood-framed sofas, and can be dressed up with an embroidered patchwork pillow for added interest.
Pair this armchair with gilded oval mirrors on nearby walls for a stately look, and soften the aesthetic with a farmhouse canvas print for some country charm.
Bimini Spindle Back Arm Chair
Perfect For: Coastal-inspired home interiors
What We Like: Distressed whitewashed oak surf finish
Embrace the charm of coastal living with the Bimini Spindle Back Arm Chair featuring a distressed whitewashed oak surf finish. Crafted from beechwood, the chair offers a loose seat cushion covered in Oyster performance fabric, blending rayon, linen, cotton, and polyester. The design includes tack-in floor glide and unique distressing techniques like sandblasting and wire brushing. Made with a multiple-step finish process, the chair showcases an impressive clarity, depth, and color richness.
Pair this armchair with a cozy throw and a light-colored area rug to create a peaceful and inviting seating area in your living room or bedroom.
Distressed Wood Windsor Dining Chair
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Modern farmhouse-style dining spaces
What We Like: The contrasting seat color and rustic aesthetic
This dining chair showcases a classic slatted Windsor back with a charming arched silhouette, and it's crafted from solid wood with a distressed white finish that highlights the natural wood grain. The grayish-brown seat adds a contrasting touch, while the recessed arms provide extra support as you dine. Standing on four splayed legs, this chair's salvaged look and barn-inspired feel make it a perfect addition to any modern farmhouse decor.
To enhance the rustic theme, pair this distressed dining chair with a reclaimed wood dining table and accessorize with vintage-inspired tableware.
2-Piece Farmhouse Dining Chair Set
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Refreshing your dining room with a touch of farmhouse style
What We Like: Breezy Windsor back and sleek armrests
These 2-piece farmhouse dining chairs feature a breezy Windsor back and sleek armrests, blending metal and engineered wood for a durable and stylish fusion. The dark walnut finish offers warmth and contrast, while four flared legs provide visual interest. These chairs complement various décor styles, from traditional to boho, making them a versatile addition to your dining room.
Pair the chairs with a natural wood dining table and neutral-toned tableware to accentuate their rustic charm and create a cozy dining area.
Distressed Farmhouse Dining Chair
Perfect For: Enhancing a farmhouse or rustic dining space
What We Like: The updated Windsor design with a shaped seat
Experience gracious dining with an updated farmhouse flair using this Distressed Farmhouse Dining Chair. The charming distressed white-wash finish complements any warm and cozy dining area, while the modernized Windsor design and shaped seat add a touch of sophistication. Crafted from a blend of hardwood, manufactured wood, and solid wood veneers, this chair's upscale look ensures that it will become a standout piece in your dining room.
Pair it with a rustic wooden dining table and stylish tableware to create a warm and inviting dining area that's perfect for family gatherings and dinner parties.
Industrial Windsor Armchair with Metal Backrest
Perfect For: Adding a touch of factory charm to any seating area
What We Like: The fusion of traditional and modern elements in its design
This armchair boasts an innovative twist on the classic windsor silhouette with an industrial flair. The seat and four stylish tapered legs are made from dark walnut engineered wood, accentuating the natural wood grain. A black metal windsor back adds a touch of factory appeal, while the armrests ensure comfort and support. With a 250 lbs. weight limit and built for indoor use only, this armchair is the perfect blend of form and function.
Place this armchair in your living room or study and complement it with a cozy throw blanket and colorful cushion for added comfort and a pop of personality.
Windsor Style Wooden Dining Chair
Perfect For: Enhancing casual seating in a cozy dining space
What We Like: Aesthetically visible grain details
Introduce casual elegance to your home with this wooden dining chair, featuring a comfortable Windsor style back and a solid wooden seat. Boasting aesthetically visible grain details, it showcases a striking dual-tone finish that effortlessly complements any dining room decor. The ergonomic design makes it perfect for enjoying leisurely meals with family and friends while adding warmth and charm to your interior.
To create a cohesive dining area, pair this chair with a rustic wooden table and choose coordinating dual-tone accessories, such as a table runner or placemats, to enhance the overall aesthetic.
Marzano Windsor Arm Chair
Perfect For: Enhancing European provincial inspired interiors
What We Like: Exquisite spindle-back silhouette and vintage appeal
The Marzano Windsor Arm Chair showcases a classic spindle-back design with a touch of European provincial flair, making it perfect for a timeless yet well-traveled aesthetic. Crafted from Hardwoods and finished in dark gray Pottery, it boasts heirloom-inspired charm. Part of Hooker Furniture's Alfresco collection, it aims to evoke the charm of homes along the Italian coastline. The chair is constructed using oak, maple, and hickory veneers with poplar solids, ensuring durability and stability.
For a cohesive and elegant look, pair the Marzano Windsor Arm Chair with a rustic dining table and incorporate earthy tones into your tableware and décor.
19th Century Windsor Inspired Chair
Perfect For: Classic and cozy living spaces
What We Like: Elegant spindle design and carved details
This beautifully designed chair takes inspiration from the late 19th century Bent Brothers Windsor styles in Massachusetts. Featuring a shaped carved crest rail, a series of spindles connected by hooped arms, and a comfortable carved saddle seat, this chair adds a touch of history and elegance to your home. Elevated on turned legs, the chair combines sophistication with practicality, effortlessly enhancing your living room, study, or bedroom.
Pair this chair with a traditional side table, a warm-toned rug, and classic artwork to create a cozy reading nook or an inviting conversation area.
Rattan Windsor-Back Side Chair
Perfect For: Coastal-themed dining or living spaces
What We Like: The stylish combination of rattan material and the black frame
The Rattan Windsor-Back Side Chair effortlessly enhances the coastal charm of any space, be it as an extra seat in your living room or a dining chair at your table. This trendy chair boasts a rattan construction with a black frame, X-frame support under the seat, and an open-slatted base that matches the Windsor-style back. The removable foam seat cushion, upholstered in off-white cotton, adds contrast and comfort to the chic design.
Pair this rattan side chair with a wooden dining table in a light finish for a beautifully balanced coastal-meets-modern look. Add some textured placemats and blue accents to complete the theme.
Vintage spindle back chairs in an accent color
Made of both solid and manufactured wood, this set of two spindle chairs with arms includes a particularly comfy backrest. You can choose between a vintage chalky white and sky-high azure blue finish, both with a charming distressed feel.
If you’re using them as dining chairs, be sure to choose a hue that would complement your room’s palette but also create a balanced contrast against the actual table. If they’re part of your living room seating area or a reading corner, you can turn them into an accent piece by opting for a bolder shade instead.
Spindle back armchair in a Windsor design
This spindle chair with arms is just under 24” in width and is available in three versatile finishes (antique black, distressed chestnut brown, and a bicolor model involving antique white and a chestnut brown seat) that will help you match your palette.
With their curved back and decorative legs, Windsor models are one of the most popular types of spindle chairs with arms. The most traditional Windsor designs are ideal to introduce a vintage or nostalgic touch to your interiors.
Black spindle chair with arms
Kelly Clarkson Home
If your table is white or in a light wood finish, consider this versatile set of two spindle chairs with arms. Its contemporary but delightful take on Windsor designs can match a variety of decors, from its mid-century modern tapered legs to the cottage-style vibes of its harmonious lines.
Wooden spindle back chair
Entirely made of solid hardwood and ash veneers, this spindle chair with arms in a Windsor design is a stylish accent that will easily complement rustic or nature-inspired interiors as well as your other wooden furniture pieces.
Stylish high back spindle chair
Thanks to the low seat that balances the tall back, this spindle chair with arms maintains a grounded feel despite its impressive 45” high design. Choose between a beige or gray finish for the genuine leather seat.
Metal and wood spindle back chair with arms
This spindle chair with arm introduces a contemporary twist to classic Windsor models, pairing up some simple tapered legs with a black metal back and armrests. Less than 21” in width, it’s a comfy but fairly compact choice that’s ideal around a table.
The wood and metal combination is one of the most immediately recognizable elements of industrial decor, so you can choose spindle chairs with arms that include both materials to reinforce the raw charm of your interiors.
Elegant spindle back chair
This beautiful spindle chair with arms can help you add some nostalgic vintage vibes to your interiors or complement some modern or French country settings. You can have it in a white, gray, or brown design.
Rattan spindle chair
Bay Isle Home™
This eye-catching spindle chair with arms is rather compact (just under 22” in width) and immediately stands out thanks to the contrast created between the dark metal legs and the light rattan seat, with its back blending into the armrests.
Rattan designs—especially in light finishes—are perfect to introduce a natural feel that’s more exotic and relaxed than traditionally rustic. For example, you could choose some spindle chairs with arms and a back in this material if you have bohemian, eclectic, or even coastal interiors.
Tall spindle chair with arms
A guaranteed show-stopper, this set of two spindle chairs with arms includes a polyester/linen seat and a rubberwood frame with an extremely high back. It brings its entire design to a whopping 46”: extra comfy (especially for tall family members) and perfect to make a statement.
We mainly recommend spindle chairs with such a high backrest in particularly large rooms that feel quite breezy and airy. This is because the backrest will get in the way of your visual flow: in wide rooms, this is a chance to make a decorative statement, but it could result in a cluttered and cramped feel in smaller settings.
Set of spindle back dining chairs with arms
Thanks to its versatile finishes (black or white), this set of two spindle chairs with arms and more traditional lines is impeccable at creating a balanced and cohesive feel around your dining table.
Pair of Modernist Wooden Spindle Back Arm Chairs
The sturdy wooden base of this spindle back arm chair is a perfect combination of beautiful looks and functionality. Comfortable seat and padded armrests allow for comfortable rest. Ideal living room furniture.
Sanctuary Spindle Back Arm Chair (Set of 2)
Graceful stylish chair of wood and fibreboard with a 2-tone finish. Its classic seat and base with lathed both splayed spindle legs and H-shaped stretchers are light brown. A large curved back and low arms are of thin vertical cream-colour rods.
Pair of English Elm Spindle Back Chairs (Individually Priced)
Klaussner Treasures White Dining Spindle Back Arm Chair - 2 Chairs ...
C18th SPINDLE BACK WINDSOR ARMCHAIR
Late 18th century nine spindle Window Bow back arm chair, original windsor green paint, Philadelphia arm bow back windsor was made 1795-1810
Spindle Back Arm Chair
A very solid and comfortable piece of furniture. It is an armchair that is made of fully welded, powder coated steel. It has got a spindle back. The size of this durable chair is 21.25”w x 23.25”d x 31.8”h.
Substantial wooden chair in rustic style, built to last and to be enjoyed by future generations. It features traditional spindle back, spindle stretchers and wing armrests. It has distressed white finish with matching cushioning.
Allow unpretentious rustic style reinvent your dining room decor thanks to this stylish chair with eye-catching spindle design! Standing firmly on flared legs, it provides stability with no cost to cottage-inspired style.
Spindle-back armchair , 1640–80
Make your dining room much more appealing with this set of 2 antique arm chairs. Those beauties include a wood frame in an off-white finish, with turned front legs and arms, flared rear legs, and a spindle back. The seat is upholstered in a diamond-patterned beige fabric.
This elegant set includes 2 arm chairs in an ebony finish, both crafted from hardwood Solids and veneers. Each chair features a spindle back that are stylishly combined with curved armrests. The chair rests on 4 angled legs reinforced by sturdy stretchers.
This is a set of two traditional country styled, decorative carved and made of solid and durable oak wood in its natural finish. This set will be a practical piece of furniture to dining room or kitchen.
Looking for sweet rocking motions? Try this rocking chair in a cappuccino finish, and an arrow-back design. Designed of durable wood, the rocker offers a curved top, wavy arms, and turned spindles for keeping the whole firmly together.
Rocking chair with traditional design and construction wholly made of oak wood, which makes it durable and long lasting piece of furniture. It's a great addition to living room or bedroom, where it'll provide a great place for resting.
It is a Monarch Specialties rocking chair with simple design, white finish and arrow back. It is a fantastic and comfortable addition for your kids room, living room, family room and other.
This Middle Eastern Moorish arm chair has got the carved spindle and ball design back, pearl and bone finish and the ebonized trim. The seat is upholstered by the leather, so it's very comfy and elegant.
This set of 2 arm chairs fits contemporary dining rooms and kitchens, ensuring a long-lasting and comfortable usage. The chair is crafted from solid wood, including angled legs, curvy arms, and turned spindles that at the same time reinforce and decorate the whole chair.
Crafted from solid wood and covered in a dark walnut finish, this rocking chair is perfect for experiencing comfort and relaxation. The chair features an arrow-style back, curvy arms, spindle legs with stretchers, and well-contoured rockers for sweet rocking motions.
Dependable wooden chair crafted with care of solid birch wood. Detailed carvings and spindle backrest and armrests lend the style a traditional vibe. The seat is cushioned and topped off with light gray linen.
It is a traditional rocking chair that has got a dark walnut finish and solid wood construction. It is perfect for your everyday relax at indoor and outdoor area. You will be impressed how amazing this chair is.
It is an antique chair that has got a rattan seat and solid elm wood construction. IT is perfect for indoor and outdoor use. You will be impressed how high quality and nicely finished this product is.
French Style Spindle-back armchair