Dining Tables

Surface Table

This is one super-incredibly-thin table. It costs fifty thousand freaking dollars. Just thought I’d hit you over the head with that right up front. Lose one of those little zeroes to the left of the decimal point, and suddenly it’s much more reasonable. I don’t mean to be such a critic (I know some people spend that much or more on a car) but I still have trouble absorbing that extra zero. That said, I appreciate the technology behind such an endeavor. It’s definitely a looker.

By using state-of-the-art autosport and aerospace technology, and exploiting the inherent rigidity of layered carbon fiber, Woodgate and Barnard have created an astonishing table that spans nearly 8 feet and has a thickness of less than 1/10 of an inch. Also available in a limited run of 99 with a length of nearly 10 feet.

Designer: Terence Woodgate and John Barnard
Materials: Unidirectional carbon fiber, lacquer or wood veneer, steel legs
Dimensions: L 94.5″ x D 39.4″ x H 29.5″

Purchase Information:

Price: $50,000.00
Availability: Buy Surface Table here

Danish Dining Table

Usually dining tables are expensive–there’s a reason for this. Usually they’re made of solid wood to deal with wet objects such as spills and drink condensation. This little table isn’t too expensive, but the table top is a veneer which may not hold up over time. However, if you don’t exactly have the cash to drop on a more expensive model, this one may just do the trick and you could always have it re-veneered if necessary or even replace the whole table top with a solid wood top.

67.5 x 31.5 x 29.5 (W x D x H”)

Note: We’ve posted this table before (see Fresno Table, $1299.00) but this one is less expensive.

Purchase Information:

Price: $909.30
Availability: Buy Danish Dining Table here

Strut 70″ Work Table

Here’s a sort-of-affordable glass table with an interesting wood base. ‘Sort-of-affordable’ in this case means there’s no comma in the price tag.

Glass top floats on dramatically angled shesham wood legs with a matte walnut stain. Crossbar support connects the base with striking stainless steel hardware that’s an integral part of the design.

Seats four if using as a dining table.
70″Wx34″Dx30″H

Also available, not shown: Strut 36″ Glass Top Table, $499.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $699.00
Availability: Buy Strut 70″ Work Table here

Momantai Etched Stainless Steel Top Tables

Second hand tables get a new lease of life with etched stainless steel tops. It’s a stellar idea, and I sort of love the traditional lace-work design paired with steel. As each piece is unique, prices depend on size and condition; emailing Momantai Design directly will give you a better estimate. If you’re not all that into second hand furniture, maybe you’ll prefer the Praios table (shown bottom) with its brand spanking new thin metal frame.

Classic lace-work translated by means of modern production technology; by etching the pattern in stainless steel, the authentic lace of Plauener Spitze gets a new graphic interpretation. A collaboration of Roel van Hove of Etsprit and Ulrike Jurklies of Momantai Design

Recycled Tables Rondra, Firun, Rahja, Phex (top): between 100 and 600
Table Praios, 190 x 80 cm (bottom): 3521 for the the brushed finish, and 4110 for the polished surface.

Delivery should take roughly 8 weeks depending on the destination.

Also, keep in mind shipping costs (from The Netherlands) might bump the price up quite a bit, so bear that in mind.

Purchase Information:

Price: 100 and up
Availability: Buy Momantai Etched Stainless Steel Top Tables here

Teepee Dining Table

If you’re looking for a round dining table, you might have found it. A standard 4 person size, this oak base is simple enough to stand the test of time without breaking the bank.

Four solid natural white oak legs starburst from a central axis under clear glass. Recessed base for lots of legroom and up to 4 chairs. Clear bumpers protect glass.

48″dia.x30″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $369.00
Availability: Buy Teepee Dining Table here

Doble Table

Available in a bevy of sizes and finishes in either solid walnut or solid oak. The doble table is graceful, modern and simple.

Gijs Papavoine
Finished with either a clear stain, carbon (black) stain or brushed.

Tables with lengths of 114.2″, 126″ & 137.8″ the legs can be attached at the very end of the table or 17.7″ inside. With a length of 153.5″, the legs can only be attached 17.7″ inside from the ends.

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,499
Availability: Buy Doble Table here

UO Sawhorse Table Legs and Crawford Sawhorse

As one of you recently pointed out, there’s quite a few inexpensive trestle options out there, and you can get whatever sized top you want from a glass shop or hardware store.

On the left, is Urban Outfitter’s Sawhorse Table Legs, which at $38.00 for a set of two is a pretty good deal, and actually less expensive than the sawhorses on the right. However, the ones on the right are ‘real’ sawhorses, so they’re probably a bit more sturdy as well as adjustable. I actually used these yellow sawhorses as a work table base in my office/studio when I lived in Houston. It’s hard to tell, but from the side these sawhorses actually have a little Prouve-ish feel, or at least that’s what I thought of them (it’s the angled steel in a bright color, I think). If you don’t mind an industrial-edgy look, they do the job wonderfully and will hold up well over time, either in your studio/office space or in the garage for odd jobs.

Sawhorse Table Legs from UO, $38.00 for set of two, Buy it here.
Crawford 38 In. Folding Steel Sawhorse, Yellow $29.97 each, Buy it here.

Also, IKEA has essentially the same trestle base as UO: Vika Lerberg Trestle for $10 each. (thanks john for the link)

Purchase Information:

Price: $38.00
Availability: Buy UO Sawhorse Table Legs and Crawford Sawhorse here

Oak and Glass Trestle Table

Part of the new ‘Well Considered’ Collection from The Conran Shop, this table combines elegance and simplicity with a friendly price tag. (More items from the range will be posted within the next few weeks, but not so much that you’ll get sick of them.)

Terence Conran designed this simple, pared down trestle which is made in solid oak and combined with a clear glass top – ideal for sophisticated dining or as a chic desk at an excellent price.

W71 x D31.5 x H29.5 in
Materials: Solid Oak and Glass

Purchase Information:

Price: $595.00
Availability: Buy Oak and Glass Trestle Table here

Engineer Dining Table

Whaa? $399, for real? That price more than qualifies this indoor/outdoor sawhorse table as an exceptionally affordable option for your dining needs.

Industrial takes a stand under sleek glass to dine six, indoors and out. Sawhorse supports rivet a third leg each, with almost humorous small feet in stride. Mild steel is hot-dip galvanized to a raw crystalline gunmetal grey that’s rustproof and scratch-resistant. Each piece is unique and will take on a darker look over time. Protective floor pads included.

80″Wx36″Dx29.5″H

$399.00, from CB2.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Co-op Dining Table

Made from sustainable, plantation grown solid shesham wood, this steel legged table looks like it has the size and price to fit the bill of many a dining room. The wood top adds warmth while the steel legs add a modern-rustic vibe.

Sustainable solid shesham wood top
Steel trestle base with black powdercoat finish
Handcrafted
83″Wx34″Dx30″H

(reg. $799.00) $699.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $799.00
Availability: Buy Co-op Dining Table here

M’ovo Folding Table by Lapalma

While this does have a certain ironing-board feel to it, the promise of being able to easily shift from table to table-being-vertically-stored has a certain allure. For the price, I’d expect it to move from one position to the other extremely smoothly.

m’ovo table can be transformed by an easy movement: a second leg unfolds while the top is lowered to horizontal position. the solid oval base has concealed wheels so that the table can be shifted easily before use. when the flip-top is down, the wheels are lifted up and the base is stopped.

designed by andreas störiko

m’ovo 175: 69″w x 29″;h x 41.02″d, $3,160.00
m’ovo 160: rectangular: 62.5″ x 29″h x 31.02″d, $3,085.00
m’ovo 160: 52.5″w x 29″h x 41.5″d1 x 27.5″d2, $3,273.00

Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,160.00
Availability: Buy M’ovo Folding Table by Lapalma here

Isometric Table and Chairs

Austere lines and precise craftsmanship make this dining set a serious consideration if you’re in the market for updating your dining area. Take special note of the Isometric Chair; it’s incredibly lovely.

Designed to accompany the Isometric Chair, the Isometric Table is a study in reduction and opposition. The design explores the intersection of two-dimensional planes flowing together to create a three-dimensional form.

materials: Solid bamboo, non-toxic water-based polyurethane glue, non-toxic wood oil

Small Table: 65″ wide x 33.5″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 4-6), $1,600.00,
Buy it here.
Medium Table: 86.5″ wide x 35.5″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 6-8), $1,900.00, Buy it here.
Large Table: 94.5″ wide x 39.3″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 8-10), $2,200.00, Buy it here.
Isometric Chair: 17.25″ wide x 20.625″ deep x 33″ tall, $380.00, Buy it here.

Parquet Dining Table

This is one snazzy table. I love the angular legs and parquet detailing, and, to sweeten the deal, there’s a removable leaf for versatility.

Our Parquet Dining Table is a solid, classic design that demonstrates our commitment to craft. Crisp, angular legs and an impeccably crafted oak tabletop are delightful for entertaining. The center leaf is surprisingly easy to remove for an intimate gathering.

quarter-sawn oak, includes a removable 22″ leaf
94″ long x 36″ wide at center x 30″ high (72″ long without leaf)

$3,800.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,800.00
Availability: Buy Parquet Dining Table here

Web dining table

Check out this crazy steel web base on this dining table. Too bad it’s expensive (I guess because of the teak top?).

Steel, teak.
66.9″W x 33.5″D x 29.5″H.

$1750.00, at 2b mod.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Gus Modern Corner Block Dining Table

I have absolutely no idea why this particular retailer has a price of $870.00 on this table when other places have it at $1,495.00. Is it a mistake? Am I missing something like a defect listed or a floor model sale?

Featuring distinctive L-shaped legs and a warm European oak grain, the Corner Block Dining Table defines sleek design and solid construction. With its generous size and clean lines, it looks great in any contemporary dining space.

30″ H x 75″ W x 37″ D

$870.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $870.00
Availability: Buy Gus Modern Corner Block Dining Table here