We build to order two types of bench or seat: (1) Standard curved oak bench has steam bent slats at the back and a naturally curved seat. Benches can be added together to form a complete circle; or mixed with a stool bench or placed opposite to form an Ogee curve. These particular benches were exported to New England. Materials: air dried curved oak ; air dried oak ; steam bent green oak ; Chestnut Design: Matt Robinson Built To Order By: Workshop of Matt Robinson. (2) Simple flat bench which also doubles up as a coffee table. The ends can take a number of different decorative designs including one specifically inspired by yourself.