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Rectangular Turned Leg Dining Table in Cherry

Round, Rectangle, Oval or Square? We have some tips on choosing the table that’s right for you.

A dining table may just be the most important piece of furniture in your home. It sees family meals, celebrations, game nights and homework sessions. It’s where you laugh, bond and share memories. It will probably be the one piece of furniture that doesn’t change when it’s time to renovate.

Knowing that it’s a lasting investment and place that will function in multiple ways, it’s important to understand the different shapes of tabletops you can get, what each shape accomplishes and which one is right for you.

Rectangular- Easily the most popular and frequently chosen design, a rectangular table often symmetrically compliments the shape of a room. It gives a sense of structure and tradition. Long rectangular tables can help break up a large space while still remaining functional. And, knowing that rectangular tables are quite common, (not that it’s a bad thing!) the chairs and decor you choose to place around it are even more important.

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Our Woodland Custom Dining Table in Cherry

Round- Often seen in dinette sets, round dining tables are a nice alternative to a rectangular table. Round tables send a message of openness and inclusion. They can easily accommodate extra guests and as long as the chair size is taken into consideration, they are just as spacious as a rectangular table.

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Our Vermont Modern Pedestal Table in Cherry

Oval- A combination of both round and rectangular tables, an oval table can be both casual and sophisticated. Having rounded corners an oval table gives a sense of inclusion, similar to a round table, but its sleek, straight side edges lend itself to fine dining.

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Our Cherry Blossom Double Pedestal Table in Cherry

Square- A less common shape for a dining table, it can be either a small two person table or large enough to fit a holiday feast. A small square dining table is perfect for limited space or as a breakfast nook. A large square table, while less common, can be used to take up a large space. A square table can make reaching for food complicated at times and with everyone so spread out, can make it hard to hear everyone. But, we like square tables for their symmetry and modern twist on dining spaces.

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Our Hampton Square Pedestal Table in Cherry

Some other important factors to think about are:

-How often will you be using your dining table? Every meal? Only special occasions?

  • If it’s going to see a lot of wear and tear, it’s good to look for high quality and durable tables, whereas if it’s going to used seldomly, like formal events, a more ornate design may be appropriate.

-How many people will be sitting at it regularly? What about for special occasions?

  • This is where the size of your room, the table and the design of your dining chairs come into play. If you’re regularly hosting large gatherings a rectangle or oval shaped table may be more appropriate. If you’re room’s dimensions are more square in shape, a round table may fit in nicely.

-What about extension tops and drop-leaf tops?

  • Short on space? This type of top may be the best fit for you. It will allow you to save space on a regular basis, but will also allow you to host larger parties when you want.

No matter the theme of your dining space, we recommend considering functionality first. Look into what shapes and sizes will fit best in your dining space. Then move to size once you’ve determined how often and how many people will typically be hosted. After landing on the right table, we recommend moving to chairs. You don’t want choose a chair that ends up being too bulky around your table!

If you have any questions or other ideas we’d love to hear them! Add your comment below!

Interested in talking with someone? Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team is always here to answer any questions you may have at (888) 390-5571. If  you’re in the Vernon, VT area or passing through, we’d love to see you at our Stonehurst Showroom, open seven days week!

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

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Our Vermont Made Dining Room Furniture Sale Starts Today!

Searching the web for solid wood dining room furniture sales? Plus American made? Your search may just stop here. Every piece in our gallery is 100% made in Vermont and skillfully crafted. Starting today, save up to 20% on all of the Vermont made dining room furniture you’ve been wishing for. Order today and receive 10% off one piece, 15% on two pieces or 20% savings when you buy 3 or more pieces!

So you’ve found a dozen other dining room furniture sales, here’s why you should shop for ours:

Our talented woodworkers build with style, function, and generations of use in mind, giving you the comfort of knowing that you’ve invested in a piece that will truly last. Your new dining furniture can be made from natural Cherry, Maple, Oak, or Walnut woods and is backed by a lifetime warranty. So whether you’re shopping for a single piece to complement an existing dining room set or starting afresh, browse through hundreds of pieces of our handmade dining room furniture and you’re sure to find something you love. Please note that that most of these pieces can be customized to fit your specific space or needs, so don’t hesitate to ask us for help on what you are looking for!

Shop for your new dining room furniture securely, easily, and conveniently from our online store.

Or if you prefer contact us at 888-390-5571 to order by phone or discuss your questions about our Vermont made, fine wood furniture. Our customer care specialist are always happy to help. Hurry! Our Spring Dining Room Furniture Sale ends at midnight on August 6th.

*Excludes Copeland, Artisan, and POLYWOOD.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

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Buy More & Save with our December Dining Room Furniture Sale

If you haven’t taken advantage of our December Dining Room Sale yet, hurry, there is only a week left to save! This is our last dining sale of the year, so take advantage of the great savings on solid wood dining room furniture while you can.

Save up to 20% on the dining room furniture you’ve been dreaming about! Buy one piece and save 10%, buy 2 pieces and save 15%, or buy 3+ pieces and save 20% on qualifying furniture designs! Plus, all orders receive free white glove shipping!

Our high quality dining furniture is skillfully crafted in Vermont from real hardwoods by talented furniture makers. Built for style, function and generations of use. Your new dining furniture can be made from natural Cherry, Maple, Oak, or Walnut woods. So whether you’re shopping for a single piece to complement an existing dining room set or starting afresh, browse through our handmade dining furniture collections below. And please note that most of these pieces can be customized to fit your specific space or needs.

Shop for your new dining room furniture securely, easily, and conveniently from our online store. Or if you prefer contact us at 888-390-5571 to order by phone or discuss your questions about our Vermont made, fine wood furniture. Hurry! This Sale ends at midnight on December 18th.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Our hardwood dining tables, dining chairs, buffets, and hutches are all made in the United States and made from sustainably harvested forests!

Did you know that the average person spends almost six and a half years of their lifetime eating food? If we’re spending that much time eating, we might as well be eating on beautiful dining room furniture! Save up to 20% on all of the Vermont made dining room furniture you’ve been wishing for. Order today and receive 10% off one piece, 15% on two pieces or 20% savings when you buy 3 or more pieces! (Plus Free Delivery!)

Our Vermont Made Dining Room furniture is skillfully crafted in Vermont from real hardwoods.

Our talented woodworkers build with style, function, and generations of use in mind, giving you the comfort of knowing that you’ve invested in a piece that will truly last. Your new dining furniture can be made from natural Cherry, Maple, Oak, or Walnut woods. So whether you’re shopping for a single piece to complement an existing dining room set or starting afresh, browse through hundreds of pieces of our handmade dining room furniture and you’re sure to find something you love. Please note that that most of these pieces can be customized to fit your specific space or needs, so don’t hesitate to ask us for help on what you are looking for!

Shop for your new dining room furniture securely, easily, and conveniently from our online store.

Or if you prefer contact us at 888-390-5571 to order by phone or discuss your questions about our Vermont made, fine wood furniture. Hurry! Our Spring Dining Room Furniture Sale ends at midnight on May 22nd.

*Excludes Copeland, Artisan, and POLYWOOD.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

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As the holidays are over and a new year begins, I’ve been thinking a lot about how much time we spend with our families in our dining rooms and kitchens. I traveled to several different homes from Thanksgiving to Christmas and New years–with most of the time being spent around a beautiful dining table with the people closest to me. It was interesting to see how the design of each room really made the space special, and how the furnishings were all so different and unique depending on who’s home it was. I loved seeing ways in which the interior decor and furnishings would match the personality of the home, and those who lived in it.

With dining room furniture, it’s important to buy something that you love. Whether its a long table with enough room for a hoard of hungry and excited guests, or a round table to bring everyone together for conversation; finding the perfect dining furniture is a great way to start out your new year fresh. If not solely for style, than for function too!

Imagine your ideal family dinner, and what kind of furnishings you would have in it. Maybe even browse Pinterest for a little inspiration!

If you’ve found a design or idea that you love, now is the perfect time to purchase your dream dining room furniture! With dozens of styles and collections, we’re sure to have pieces that you and your family would absolutely love to gather around!

From January 17th to January 30th, you can save up to 20% on our handcrafted dining room furniture. Buy one piece and save 10%, buy two pieces and save 15%, or buy three or more pieces and save 20%! Plus, enjoy free shipping and lifetime guarantee with our dining room sale!

Shop for your new dining room furniture securely, easily, and conveniently from our online store. Or if you prefer contact us at 888-390-5571 to order by phone or discuss your questions about our Vermont made, fine wood furniture.

*Sale does not include Copeland, Polywood, Artisan, or Clearance furniture.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.