Thu. Dec 7th, 2023
Which wood is best for a dining table?

When buying for your next dining table, these are the things you need to know before buying a wooden table. If you buy a table with wood on all sides, make sure that they are similar. Otherwise, it will look odd. For example, a light-colored wood with dark-colored wood is very common now, but the contrasting appearances are not always for everyone. To avoid this problem, look for dining tables where at least some of the surface is glass or metal to prevent the uneven hue from being too jarring.

You don’t want it to be made out of particleboard. Try to avoid plywood, even if the surfaces are nailed into place, as these will just separate over time. You should also always have a thermometer on hand for checking the temperature of your tabletop once it arrives. 

And don’t forget about stainless steel tops! These are popular tables for restaurants because they’re easy to clean and

You always want to make sure the table is stable. Key considerations for this are whether or not it has a flat, wide base, and if there are cross beams. The table needs all of these things to be present in order to prevent movement when people sit on it or lean on one end of the table while standing on the other side.

Wood is very porous and can absorb moisture from sources such as candles, incense, perfume, smoke from cooking food, etc., which will weaken the wood over time until a board fails under pressure from vigorous use. 

Dining tables are one of the furniture fixtures that can easily dominate a room. Finding that perfect balance between an aesthetically pleasing look, while straining affordability is not always easy. 

Read here if you want to know how to tell a good quality dining chair to pair your wooden table!

By Alona