French Country X Back Barstool and Counter Stool

X Back Stool (Bar or Counter)


A signature bistro and café stool found in Europe. The French stool features a distinctive cross back design with a wood seat and tapered legs. The X Back Stool has a comfortable 18" seat width. This Parisian bistro stool is a great choice for everyday use. The X Back Stool is available in a barstool height (30") and a kitchen counter stool height (24").

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The X Back Stool: A Parisian Bistro Stool

A signature bistro style stool found in cafés across Europe. Known for it's French elegance paired with tailored details—it's the perfect stool to add a bit of Parisian style to your kitchen or bar area.

The X Back stool features a distinctive cross back design that originates from bentwood chairs of the 19th century. Made popular for its classic French bistro design and enduring durability, the X Back Chair has become a popular choice for everyday use in kitchens and bars.

This solid hardwood, French-inspired cross back stool has a sloped back and molded seat for leisurely seating during drinks and meals. The slightly sloped back adds comfort and lower back support while sitting. The contoured solid wood molded seat is a comfortable 18" wide.

Each X Back Chair is hand-finished in any of our milk paint colors or stains for classic country French style. All of our finishes are hand-applied giving each chair a handcrafted quality. The stool can be finished in two-tone (stained seat and paint back) or all-over one color.

The X back Stool is available in 24"h counter height and 30" bar height. The X Back Stool has tapered legs and simple embellishments making it a classic chair to add to a variety kitchen and bar styles including French Country, Farmhouse, English Cottage, Rustic, Traditional, or Transitional.


  • Made entirely of a mixture of hardwoods Maple and Ash
  • Available in a barstool height (30") and counter stool height (24")
  • Wood seat is a moulded design for comfort (seat can be painted or stained)
  • Finish includes light paint rub, option available to not rub paint
  • Requires no assembly

X Back Barstool

  • Overall Measurement: 18" wide x 17" deep x 46" high
  • Seat Height: 30" to top of seat from floor

X Back Counter Stool

  • Overall Measurement: 18" wide x 17" deep x 40" high
  • Seat Height: 24" to top of seat from floor

| Delivery Info

$199.00 FLAT FEE


We deliver throughout the US offering a White Glove Delivery service.

*Some areas of Canada may be covered. Shipping & Delivery.


Orders take 8-10 weeks to build, finish, and deliver. In some cases we can meet tighter deadlines. Need it faster? Please email or use the Have A Question! form.

| Color Selections

All the finishes that we offer on our furniture are uniquely French Country. We offer traditional milk paint finishes and low VOC stains that are healthy for you and the environment. All finishes are hand applied, then lightly rubbed for time worn character. Our "Aged Finish" stains are achieved with multiple coats of stain followed by the application of a glaze. Our finishers lightly surface distress tops for a time worn appearance. All finishes are water sealed and waxed for easy care, everyday use.

Milk Paints (click image to see color in new window )

Stains & Aged Finish Stains (click image to see color in new window )

| Questions

Do you have a question on this item? If we haven't covered everything you need to know we will be happy to provide an answer for you! Please email or use the Have A Question! form.


Need this item customized? We can build it in a size or configuration that fits your home! We'll need to know what your size needs are and any customizations you are thinking of doing. With those details we can provide more information and pricing on making a custom piece of furniture for you. Please email or use the Have A Question! form.

| Stool Examples

Here are examples of X Back Stools

Examples (click to see an example in a new window )

X back barstool with gray paint

X Back Barstool finished with a storm gray paint.

X back counter stool stained Tuscan Sunset

X Back Counter Stool finished with Natural stain.