Bespoke Dining Tables

Although we are capable of creating anything imaginable, too much choice can sometimes be confusing.

If you are in need of some inspiration, this page will walk you through the various species and finishes that we can offer and give you the opportunity to get a free no-obligation quote.

Whether it’s a Dining Table, Desk, Coffee Table, End Table, Conference Table, Bench, Live Edge Shelving, Console Tables, TV Tables or anything else you can imagine, we can create it for you.

Competitive Pricing

Call us on 01245 79 0182 to discuss your requirements, or fill our quotation form for a fast and free quote.

This guide is aimed towards our dining table customers.
Looking for an Office Desk / Conference Table instead?

Step 1: Choose A Wood Species

The first thing to consider when ordering your piece of furniture, is what species of wood you want it to be crafted from.

We are able to source quite literally any species of wood imaginable, however most of our customers choose between our best-selling options which are illustrated below.

We like to use the minimum number of slabs possible to make your furniture piece.  If for example you want a dining table that is 1.2m wide, we will use two slabs from the same log to make the piece. 

The result is that the slabs are book matched, so you have a beautiful symmetry along the table.  

Our timber slabs are kiln-dried, down to a moisture content of just 8% or below which means that the wood is stable and will not suffer from excessive movement or cracking.  This is an incredibly important thing – many slabs suppliers offer slabs of low quality and high moisture content, which will only eventually warp or crack! 

English Elm

French Oak

Our Most Popular Species:

English Elm

English Elm slabs are on of our most popular sellers – it is a thick, heavy, and dense wood, full of lovely features along the live edges and full of characterful knots and sapwood. 

The slabs usually come in widths of up to 65cm which allows a table to be made of up to 1.3m in width using just two slabs.

French Oak

While ‘Oak’ has become somewhat of a household name when it comes to describing quality furniture pieces, we go one step further.

French Oak is the Rolls Royce of Oak – the most consistently high quality oak in the world.

Each of our French Oak tops is made from a single tree, so the grain pattern and colour tones match up beautifully across the entire table top.

American Black Walnut

American Black Walnut ranks as one of the most highly demanded of all Walnut species.  Thanks to its beautiful look, it is a wood which has incredibly high demand but is relatively rare to come by.

Mappa Burr

Mappa Burr, which is made from the Black Poplar tree (also known as cat’s paw oak / Pippy Poplar) is characterised by clusters of very small knots often caused by cattle nibbling shoots from the trunk of the tree as it grows, causing new shoots to grow and be nibbled off again, and by the ‘epicormic’ nature of Poplar, whereby trees often sprout new buds underneath their bark or after coppicing.

….Or any other species you can possibly imagine!  Just ask and we will be able to source it for you.

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Step 2: Choose A Size

At the end of the day, we can build your furniture piece to any size you require, however you may be wondering what size is appropriate for the type of furniture you intend to create.

There are some standard sizes which are industry standard depending on whether you intend to use your table as a Dining Table, Coffee Table, Desk, etc.

You can explore these sizes below.

We take care of the millimetre-precision cutting – you just tell us how big you’d like your table.
Dining Table Sizes

When it comes to custom made solid wood dining tables, 90-100cm would be a standard width.  For an extra wide dining table, you may consider a 120cm width which will allow you to easily place flowers / food in the middle of the table while allowing ample room for the diner’s place settings.

The length can be whatever you desire, but we would recommend allowing 600mm per diner for a comfortable fit.  For example, a 2.4m x 1.2m table would allow for a total of 8 people as a comfortable fit or 10 people as a snug fit.  You could also fit a further two people at either end of the table.

The standard finished height of a dining table is around 75cm.

We can create tables of any size, whether large or small.

 

Coffee Table Sizes

The great thing about Coffee Tables is that since nobody is sitting at the table, they can be as small or large as you desire.  Aside from a standard height of 45cm, coffee tables can come in all different sizes. 

As a starting point, we would recommend 150cm x 50cm as a standard size for a coffee table.  We can create you a bespoke live edge coffee table, or if you prefer, a solid slab straight edged coffee table.

Step 3: Choose Your Leg Style

Not only are we proud of our tables, we are proud of our legs.  This is because all of the legs we provide are custom fabricated in steel and powder coated to any RAL colour of your choice.

Far away from the chinese-made steel legs you find on Ebay, we take pride in the fact that the legs we create are over-engineered and fabricated from incredibly thick and heavy steel.

For example, our shapeshifter legs are made from 100mm x 100mm box section steel which is 4mm thick.  Although this kind of metal is usually used to hold up buildings, we use it in our table legs to reflect the absolute quality that we stand for.  It is also the only thing which will provide an incredibly solid, imposing look to match our tabletops.

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Gold plated steel art pedestal leg on a French Oak Top
Our Prism Style Legs
Twin Kruna bases, supporting one of our huge Cedar tables
Elm dining set with ‘Double V’ legs custom fabricated for a client
French Oak dining set with ‘Shapeshift’ legs custom fabricated for a client
Coffee Table fitted with our steel artist legs (£1188)
Bespoke matching steel art bases for Elm Tabletop and Bench

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Step 4: Choose Your Finishing Options

Edge Styles

We can incorporate any combination of edge styles along the edges of the table.

For example, you might prefer a classic chamfered edge along all faces of the table, or maybe you want a desk to go against a wall, in which case we can offer a square edge to butt against the wall with a beautiful live edge on the opposite side.

Live Edge

Our signature edge style – this is where we preserve the natural edge of the slab which results in an incredibly characterful waney edge which you see throughout our website.  Whether you want a subtle living edge or a really crazy one, we will work with you throughout the build process so you end up with the perfect edge contour that suits your taste.

Chamfered Edge

This is the default edge style we use for any edges of our tables which are not live.  For example, both ends of a dining table, or on one side of a bench.

Surface Finishes

We can offer an endless variety of surface finishes, but for those who aren’t sure what they want, we  can keep things simple by offering you a matt finish or a high gloss finish.

Matt Finish

We finish the table in Rubio Monocoat Pure, resulting in an incredibly hard wearing, non-absorbent matt finish which will keep your table protected and scratch free for years to come.

High Gloss Finish

We finish the table in multiple coats of Osmo high-gloss, resulting in an incredibly hard wearing, non-absorbent finish which provides an almost mirror-like shine, while still being resistant to scratching.

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To get a free quote on your table, please fill out your requirements below.

Most of the fields are optional, so if you don’t know, just leave the field blank and we will get back to you with some suggestions.

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e.g Dining Table / Kitchen Island / Worktop / Coffee Table / End Table / Conference Table etc.
e.g French Oak / English Elm / Walnut etc
e.g 220cm x 100cm
e.g Live Edges along both sides / chamfered edges
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