Contemporary Dining Tables

A selection of Contemporary dining tables that reflect a minimal, modern aesthetic while still offering interesting visual elements of a quality piece of handmade furniture
yes, genuine mortise and tenon detail on Blackbutt Table rails

yes, genuine mortise and tenon detail on Blackbutt Table rails

under side view of Arts & Crafts table showing sliding dovetailed wedges housed under the top. Precision work indeed but the top of this table will ALWAYS remain flat!

under side view of Arts & Crafts table showing sliding dovetailed wedges housed under the top. Precision work indeed but the top of this table will ALWAYS remain flat!

Blackbutt round dining table with tripod base. 'Seriously' comfortable Danish style chairs in American Oak

Blackbutt round dining table with tripod base. 'Seriously' comfortable Danish style chairs in American Oak

I've always felt you can judge the overall quality of a dining table by how the top is secured to the base. There are easier ways to do the job BUT sliding timber 'buttons' are hard to beat.

I've always felt you can judge the overall quality of a dining table by how the top is secured to the base. There are easier ways to do the job BUT sliding timber 'buttons' are hard to beat.

Contemporary?? well not really. actually an iconic 'Arts & Crafts' design from the 1890's (Ernest Gimson) but a wonderful table that still works in a modern space.

Contemporary?? well not really. actually an iconic 'Arts & Crafts' design from the 1890's (Ernest Gimson) but a wonderful table that still works in a modern space.

Blackbutt table with splayed legs and angled stretcher base. Calm & soothing lines with a slight Japanese feel..

Blackbutt table with splayed legs and angled stretcher base. Calm & soothing lines with a slight Japanese feel..

one mitered tenon join. admittedly does takes some time & effort to execute with any precision. well worth it though

one mitered tenon join. admittedly does takes some time & effort to execute with any precision. well worth it though

clean and simple yes, but joinery not quite so simple..see next pin

clean and simple yes, but joinery not quite so simple..see next pin

new look Contemporary table. nice contrast of American Walnut base and Australian Blackbutt top.

new look Contemporary table. nice contrast of American Walnut base and Australian Blackbutt top.

Blackbutt table with straight legs

Blackbutt table with straight legs

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