Object of Desire: The Original Oak Bench by Cooper Furniture

Cooper Handcrafted Furniture make contemporary furniture using traditional methods in their workshop in Clones, Co. Monaghan. The original oak bench is the company’s most popular product and is the one piece most customers refer to when purchasing or commissioning a piece of furniture. Simple and elegant, this bench complements both contemporary and traditional home decor.


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Maker of this bench, Ciaran McPhillips, comes from a long line of woodworkers and craftspeople. His great grandfather was a cooper, or a maker of wooden barrels, and, growing up beside the family sawmill at the side of his father, a talented craftsman, Ciaran learnt about wood and craftsmanship from an early age.

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The wood for this classic oak bench is sustainably sourced and individually lathed at the workshop of Cooper Handcrafted Furniture. The bench is made from solid oak with softly curving edges and hand-turned legs before being treated with Danish oil and stamped with the maker’s mark of quality.

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Costing €340 in oak and with the following dimensions: 45cm x 120cm x 32cm the piece can also be made in various lengths and in walnut or ash on request.

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The Original Oak Bench by Cooper Handcrafted Furniture can be used as a beautiful everyday piece of furniture in a kitchen or hallway or as additional seating when family or friends gather around and will last for many years. 

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