Restoring a Mid-Century/Modern Dining Set - Sawdust and Embryos - how to reupholster the chairs, and also a good product to refresh the wood table. I followed these tips when I did my chairs, and they turned out great.
Wire and Metal Mesh Dining Room Chairs — Product Roundup
There is something so simple, so unfussy about wire dining room chairs. Yes, they can feel a little too cold in an all-modern setting, but I love them around a wooden dining table. The juxtaposition of hard metal and warm wood creates the perfect contrast. I wouldn't mind seeing any one of these 10 chairs around my table, from the design classics (oh yes, they're a little pricey) to more affordable options from places like CB2, Blu Dot, and Industry West.