Lowe's has the allen + roth 18.5-in H Tan Rim Faux Rope Stool for just $19.98
. Reg. $49.98.
Item # 874302 Model # PC7562CRM
Strong composite material
Looks like rope but is more durable
The price is right and I like that it's weather-resistant for outdoor use. It has a perfect 5-star rating, and a 100% recommendation rate.
EDIT: NOW $17.98.