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Metal and Wood Benches

Combine durability and style with our metal and wood benches. Perfect for any setting, the ideal blend of form and function. This mixed material furniture combines the strength of metal with the warmth and aesthetic appeal of wood. The result is a versatile, low-maintenance bench suitable for a multitude of outdoor settings.

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Find High-Quality Metal and Wood Benches at Furniture Leisure

Furniture Leisure offers a wide selection of superbly crafted metal and wood outdoor benches to complement any space. Our mixed material benches utilize aluminum (cast or powder-coated), iron, or steel for the frame paired with sustainable, easy-care wood slats made of white oak. With choices ranging from contemporary to industrial chic designs, they provide benches built to endure years of use while enhancing your decor. Our experts help you determine the ideal bench to furnish your garden, patio, business, or home. Discover why our customers trust us for the highest quality metal and wood furniture.


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The Benefits of Having Metal and Wood Benches

The combination of metal and wood in one bench provides you with the best attributes of each material. The metal frame lends strength, durability, and structural integrity. It resists rust, corrosion, and weathering far better than an all-wood bench. The metal withstands decades of UV rays and rain exposure without degrading.


Meanwhile, the wood-slatted seat and backrest create a comfortable, ergonomic experience. Wood introduces natural beauty, warmth, and style that metal alone cannot provide. Attractive real or faux wood gives the bench a visual flair that blends into outdoor areas or complements interior design elements.


Together, the materials create a sturdy yet comfortable bench perfect for busy households, public spaces, or commercial properties. This mixed media bench retains its good looks with minimal maintenance, providing an ideal blending of form and function.


What to Look for in Metal and Wood Benches

When searching for the perfect metal and wood bench, it is essential to take the time to evaluate where and how the bench will be used, what design styles appeal to you, how much maintenance you want to do, and your budget. Keeping all these key factors in mind will help guide you in picking out the ideal mixed-material bench that checks all your boxes for durability, comfort, and style. When selecting a mixed media bench from Furniture Leisure, consider the other following criteria:


  • Intended Placement: Determine where the bench will live and choose materials suited for the environment. Outdoor benches need weather-resistant woods like cedar or synthetic slats. Check for protective coatings on the metal frame.
  • Size: Measure the space intended for the bench to ensure proper proportions. Benches come in various bench lengths and seat heights, so be sure to choose the right option for your space.
  • Seat Material: Select real wood like white oak or synthetic wood-look slats. Real wood provides natural beauty but needs more maintenance. Faux slats mimic wood with no upkeep required.
  • Frame Material: Consider the pros of different metal frames. Opt for rust-resistant metals like powder-coated aluminum or bolt-galvanized steel.
  • Seating Capacity: Benches accommodate 4-8 adults depending on length. Determine how many people may need to fit on the bench at once based on intended use and space available.
  • Design Style: Select a style aligned with your existing architecture and decor - classic farmhouse, contemporary, transitional, and more. Match the wood tone to your color palette.
  • Comfort: Thicker wood slats with rounded edges provide more comfortable seating. Ergonomic backrests offer lumbar support. Padded seat covers can be added for extra coziness.
  • Easy Assembly: Benches with few parts can be assembled in under an hour using common household tools. Bolted connections allow for easier disassembly.


By keeping these factors in mind, you can select the ideal mixed-media bench to fulfill your needs for years to come.


Ideal Spots for Metal and Wood Benches

Thanks to their versatility, metal and wood outdoor benches enhance both residential and commercial spaces. Here are prime locations to install one:

Lush Backyard Benches

Sit and soak up the sun in a private garden oasis. Let a weatherproof metal and wood garden bench provide a relaxing place to appreciate your backyard. A contoured backrest makes the seat even more comfortable.

Patio Lounging

Expand the usable space of your patio or deck by placing a slim metal and wood bench against the railing. Opt for rounded, maintenance-free synthetic wood slats in a matching stain.

Poolside Relaxation

Studies show water environments reduce stress. A poolside metal and wood bench surrounded by greenery gives you a place to decompress. The durable mixed materials stand up to splashing and humidity.

Restaurant Waiting Areas

Give patrons a place to patiently wait for a table by furnishing the lobby with industrial chic metal and wood benches. The combination of materials withstands heavy shared use.

Parks & Public Spaces

Cities select durable, low-maintenance metal and wood benches for community parks, promenades, and town squares. Park benches with the classic mixed material design blend into varied settings.


Wherever you install one, a metal and wood bench adds timeless allure. The pairing brings together industrial strength and organic beauty to create a new design classic.


Keeping Your Metal and Wood Bench in Top Condition

Properly caring for your metal and wood bench helps maintain its beauty and comfort for many years. Here are some key maintenance tips:


  • Clean the metal frame: Periodically use a soft brush and mild detergent to remove dirt and debris. Avoid abrasive pads or cleaners that could scratch the surface.
  • Seal the wood slats annually: An exterior wood sealant should be applied to protect from UV rays, water damage, and wood rot. Choose a sealant suited for the wood type.
  • Apply paste wax to wood slats: Every few years, renew its water resistance and give added protection from outdoor elements by applying paste wax to the slats. Follow the manufacturer’s directions.


With just a little regular care and attention, your high-quality metal and wood bench will stay looking its best for seasons to come.


About Furniture Leisure

With over 20 years of experience, Furniture Leisure is a leading provider of high-quality commercial and residential outdoor furniture and accessories. Our knowledgeable staff offers personalized service to simplify purchasing and deliver the right products to complete outdoor projects for both public and private properties. We carry top brands like Telescope Casual, Polywood, and Grosfillex and ship factory direct while providing quantity discounts to meet any budget. As an established family business since 2003, we are dedicated to superior products, competitive pricing, and unsurpassed customer satisfaction. Thousands of customers have trusted us to enhance commercial properties and private residences across the country with beautiful, durable outdoor furniture.


From any of our websites, request a free quote on any outdoor furniture project you're working on, or call 1-800-213-2401.



Still have questions about metal and wood benches? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

Are metal and wood benches suitable for outdoor use?

Yes, when constructed properly using exterior-grade materials, metal and wood benches are highly durable outdoors. Look for an aluminum or powder-coated steel frame. Check that metal includes protections like zinc coating. Water sealant on wood slats is also recommended.

What maintenance do metal and wood benches require?

The metal frame needs little maintenance besides occasionally cleaning dirt and debris. Wood slats should be periodically sealed, stained, or painted to refresh the look and protect from weathering. For a maintenance-free option, recycled plastic lumber mimics the look of real wood without upkeep.

Can I easily assemble my new metal and wood bench?

Quality manufacturers design benches for straightforward assembly using basic tools like screwdrivers, wrenches, and hammers. Expect installation to take 30 minutes to 1 hour with two people. All pieces and hardware should be included, along with clear instructions.

Will a metal and wood bench rust?

Most metal and wood benches are treated or coated to resist rust. This extra layer of protection ensures your patio garden bench preserves its rustic metal charm even after years of exposure to the elements.

Will a metal and wood patio bench complement my front porch or patio décor?

With the wide variety of metal and wood patio bench designs available, you can certainly find one to match your existing decorative style–whether modern farmhouse, traditional, contemporary, or another aesthetic. The wood options and metal finishes like brown, black, green, and white allow a metal and wood front porch or patio bench to blend into any color scheme and architectural style.


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