At Barker and Stonehouse, we understand that individual tastes and needs are important when choosing a wooden table for your home. As a result, we aim to offer an extensive range that’s as inclusive as possible, with numerous size and colour options available. We also work with an expansive variety of wood types; some dark, some light, but all beautiful. Here is a brief look at the different woods used throughout the Barker and Stonehouse range of dining tables, and their benefits.
Perhaps the most classic dining table option, oak is a glorious wood that has adorned homes for centuries across many different furniture types, including solid oak dining tables. The rich colouring is beautiful in its natural state, but it can also be treated with a variety of finishes, such as dark wood. Guaranteeing a sense of class, beauty and permanence, oak is extremely hardwearing which makes it ideal for families. Furthermore, due to oak's longtime prominence as a wood suitable for furniture, it’s easy to find matching dining chairs for your oak dining table, and you can then enjoy a fantastic dining set that will take pride of place in your kitchen or dining room.
Reclaimed wood has grown in popularity over recent years, as an environmentally conscious society seeks ways of increasing overall sustainability. If a reclaimed wood dining table is what you’re looking for, you’ll find a stunning array of rustic and industrial designs at Barker and Stonehouse. Famed for its unique character and sense of history, reclaimed wood is an excellent choice for a beautiful, interesting dining table with its own identity. With no two pieces alike, they’re the perfect option for people who like something a little different about their furniture.
Pine furniture is incredibly distinctive, with a wonderful rustic charm that also helps to keep the space light and bright thanks to its soft, honey colour. Choosing a pine table will give your dining space a beautiful and relaxed aesthetic, without compromising on the overall quality and strength that one would expect from a wooden dining table.
Mango wood is truly beautiful, with a rich hue and a sturdiness that you're sure to enjoy. What's more, mango wood is also considered a highly sustainable choice – mango trees reach maturity in just 15 years, which results in a relatively straightforward ongoing production process. While mango wood may be a less-than-standard choice for your dining table, it is nevertheless an excellent one.
Walnut provides a gorgeous grain, along with strength and long-lasting quality. A traditional and popular choice, walnut is available in a range of different finishes; some walnut dining tables are rather light, while others would fulfil the requirements of anyone looking to find a dark wood dining table for their home. Whichever colour you prefer, you can be certain a walnut table will look the part, and see you through the years in style.
However, a mixed material option like a wood top dining table, allows you to introduce two or more textures at once, making them perfect for the indecisive types. If you’re after something more modern, a wood and metal dining table can provide a diverse industrial look, such as that of our popular Modi and Navarro designs.
In summary, the Barker and Stonehouse range offers incredible dining tables made from the finest woods, and we have also ensured an array of size options, including small, large and even extending tables. We're therefore completely confident that you will be able to find the wood dining table and chairs you need amongst our carefully chosen selection. whether that’s a simple oak table or a wood round extendable dining table. If you’re looking for a helping hand though, be sure to check out our range of wooden dining sets, which have been expertly paired up with seating to give your dining area a stylish and unified look.