Better Bench? Teak Bench? No Bench?
It seems like all the cool kids have built-in benches in their showers, but I'm afraid my 3' x 4' space won't allow for anything substantial. I've never had a bench; maybe I don't know what I'm missing, so I'd love to hear whether people have strong feelings about benches. My thought is that it might be something nice to have as we get older, in case of injury, illness, etc. But I don't need one just for the purpose of shaving legs - I can get one of those Mommy's Helper thingies.
I've seen Bill Vincent recommend the 17" Better Bench, but I'm assuming that's not big enough for an average adult to sit on (it's 12" on either side, and 17" across on the long leg of the triangle). Does anyone have one?
What about a slatted bench that mounts on the shower wall and folds up? Do you think that's better than a portable teak bench or something simpler? I don't want something that looks like medical equipment, but I do want something practical and functional.