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A throne or chair is a piece of furniture that dwarves use in their daily routines once built as a seat (the generic term). A throne can be made from stone at a mason's workshop with masonry, metal at a forge with blacksmithing, glass at a glass furnace with glassmaking, or from wood at a carpenter's workshop by a dwarf with the carpentry labor (where it's listed as a "chair"). The material has no effect on its functionality; all thrones work the same. Note that for an equal skill level, wood chairs are produced faster than rock thrones[Verify], though different materials have different final base value multipliers.
The build menu option chair will allow you to place any throne/chair as a "seat", but only indoors.
Seats, like tables, are an obvious part of dining rooms -- Dining at a seat in a high quality dining hall will give an (additional) happy thought. If a dwarf wants to eat he will look for a free seat. If he doesn't find one he will have an unhappy thought. If he finds a seat but no free table next to it, he will also have an unhappy thought. Dwarves do not share tables; a dwarf sitting at a seat will have exclusive use of the table next to it. Having enough seats and tables and placing them in an unambiguous 1:1 pattern avoids these bad thoughts.
Seats are also used to create offices (and throne rooms, essentially the same thing) for nobles.
Barracks • Bedroom • Dining room • Dormitory • Jail • Meeting hall • Memorial hall • Hospital • Office • Sculpture garden • Tomb • Zoo
Animal trap • Anvil • Armor stand • Bed • Bin • Box • Bucket • Cabinet • Cage • Coffin • Restraint • Seat • Statue • Table • Weapon rack
Floor • Fortification • Ramp • Stairs • Wall
|Machine & Trap parts|
Axle • Gear assembly • Lever • Millstone • Pressure plate • Roller • Screw pump • Support • Trap • Water wheel • Windmill
Archery target • Kennel • Shop • Siege engine • Trade depot • Wagon • Well