Mid-Century Modern Extending Slatted Bench-Table by John Keal

A handsome honey-toned slatted bench designed by John Keal for Brown Saltman in the 1960s. It is comprised of solid wood and reinforced by steel on the underside. The design of the bench allows for the slats to interlock and extend outward on either side. The result is a versatile, economic bench that can also be used as a coffee table. Structurally, the bench is designed with eight tapered legs which part and distribute support when the bench is extended. Because the width of the bench can be adjusted at either side, you can choose to have just one side extended or both.


The bench is in very good condition and structurally sound. The wood surface has visible wear appropriate to the bench's age and use. There are scratches and dints on the wood which give the bench a well-lived, sturdy look. On the underside, there's a yellow paint mark on one of the metal

55.5 in. width (closed)
96 in. width (fully extended)
18 in. depth
12 in. height

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