Tables have long been considered as basic articles of furniture produced in many different cultures all over the world and employed for various purposes such as dining places and altars for worshipping. These are commonly made using stones, glass, metal, or slabs of wood, along with bases carved as pillars for support. Regardless of its countless functions, tables have several characteristics that are collectively agreed upon. One is the obvious flat horizontal surface responsible for holding objects in place. Next, are the table legs, although table architecture through the years has gone past the usual four legs as standard for table structure. Lastly, a familiar facet found present in tables is its height which has been altered depending on its purpose.
Today, innovations in structural sophistications have been applied to the production of tables to improve the qualities of these types of furniture not only in terms of construction but also in its artistry. Many customers have opted for personalizing their own tables and go with a custom steel table base because of its great deal of advantages. These are durability, affordability, and versatility, to name a few. However, handmade steel metal bases aren’t limited to dining tables. Read below to know more about other table types.
A design that was very dominant during the Middle-Ages, trestle-type tables are tables consisting of bases that form a cross-like structure. This type of pattern is mainly preferred by many due to its ease in assembly, storage, and transport compared to other table types. Furthermore, it doesn’t consume large space in areas in your home. Artistry-wise, trestle-type tables are very flexible as they match any traditional interior decoration. They even complement diverse types of chairs and benches. Accompany your dining table with trestle metal legs and surely it will last a lifetime because of the sturdiness and pleasant appearance as a result of the combination of contemporary and industrial approaches.
Bar tables are usually tall tables patterned to the height of kitchen countertops and are receiving attention lately because of its practicality and style. Meal and dining preparations can easily be carried out in a single space with the help of these tables. Also, these are partnered with stools with iron hairpin legs which help distinguish the height of the table. There are several motifs to pick for your bar tables depending on your preferences. You can go for a rustic-themed table if you choose to mix the old-fashioned and modern styles to your dining area. Likewise, an industrial style is an excellent choice if you want to achieve an elegant appeal. Regardless of which design you select, it would be best to personalize your bar table with handmade metal bases ideal to accent your dining feel.
Oval tables are versatile tables that can come in diverse selections of measurements and sizes which enables it to accommodate several people as compared to the common rectangular and square-shaped tables. Their curved edges make these table types independent components in restaurants and shops and cannot easily blend with other table types. With the benefit of being space-efficient, the length of the table will determine the number of people it can cater to the area. Moreover, oval tables can suit diverse types of tabletops. You need to remember that tabletops are the central focus which is why it is necessary to take account of the purpose of the table upon choosing a material for it. May it be laminates, ABS plastic or glass, oval tables can absolutely turn into an eye-catching piece especially when customized with metal bases. Your table base can be formed into different shapes and still be durable since steel is the sturdiest among other materials.
Low tables like coffee tables can also be attached with steel legs arranged with abstract formation as seen in the photo above. Although most homes have accustomed these tables to be displayed in front of couches or sofas in living rooms, you can be experimental in developing your customized coffee table. The design above is an extraordinary approach to traditional furniture as it perfectly fused contrasting aspects of the materials. The steel bases were crafted by bending into curves that can still serve as effective support for the wooden tabletops.
The coffee table may not be the most recognized home furniture, you still need to be wary of getting one. It has to be the appropriate size and proportion – this means you have to match your coffee table to the height of your sofa cushions while the length should be an estimate of two-thirds of the entire sofa length. Other things to consider are complementing the furniture in your home and your family lifestyle. Incorporate some unique metal formation for its base to gain a refined finish.
Console tables, often mistaken as sofa or side tables, are tables that appear similar to shelves and are supported by two brackets on both ends and are stood against the wall. These are convenient for houses with narrow hallways especially those with empty spaces. Their versatility enables this movable furniture to be placed anywhere in the house. You should consider getting one because these will be one of the first pieces that will be noticed by your visitors upon entering your home.
Depending on the function of your console table, it is important to balance the usage and style. You may opt for wheels placed on the bottom for easy transport or settle with the traditional brackets. Don’t leave your console table empty, unleash your creative side in filling it with items such as flower vases, picture frames, or lamps.
Dining and coffee tables aren’t the only tables existing in homes – tables in bedrooms vanity tables or dressing tables should be given the same attention too. Vanity tables are a must for your room. These can be classy pieces of furniture by using a wide spectrum of colors for your tabletop whatever the material you have chosen. Adding the steel metal base coated with gold, silver, or bronze paint will definitely provide a sophisticated touch to the overall fancy vibe of the room. In like manner, include a faux leather chair as this will incorporate a modern twist to the traditional design.