I am very happy with this purchase. We decided it was time to replace a less-than-ideal square table in our kitchen nook with something more appropriate for the setting. Being that the room is small, it is much easier to walk around this round table than our former table which had corners. It is constructed solidly...it is a substantial piece and will require two people if it needs to be moved. The removable leaf is a real plus...the table is a nice compact size without the leaf, and there's ample space for guests when it is in place. And, the feet are adjustable to remove any wobble in case the underlying floor is uneven - a good feature.
The one thing I was surprised about (and this is because their is not a clear image of the table top in the listing) was that the table surface is comprised of short pieces of wood spliced together with "finger joints"...(look up images of "finger joint" on Google). At first I wasn't sure what to make of it - because I've never seen furniture displaying this feature so prominently. But, on second glance I had no issue with it. I knew from the photo that the table top was going to be comprised of short pieces of wood abutting in some way, and this type of jointing actually adds additional texture and character to an already nice table.
It is is not without flaws; I discovered a few little cracks in some of the wood that make up the pedestal. But they do not detract from the soundness of the unit, nor it's appeal. And, I did not buy this as a showpiece; but rather as an attractive, functional table for a breakfast nook. And that is exactly what I got...for a very good price.
I've been looking for a modern expandable table for a while now, but I never considered this one because the name "Rubberwood Farmhouse" led me to believe it wouldn't fit my loft. Took a chance anyway bc I saw a similar, yet more expensive model, in a store and I. love. it! The chunky, sturdy white base and the light wood tabletop really complement and brighten up my surrounding decor. This table looks great against hardwood floors, and it's so nice to have a versatile solution for when you need more/less space.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Spot-on
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Sturdy
How accurate was the on site description of the product? On point
This was exactly what I was looking for! I have had a "farmhouse" kitchen table as my main dining place for years. One son is married and the other engaged-so squeezing us all together at my small table was getting uncomfortable. I do not have a huge amount of space to work with either-so the fact that this table has a removable leaf was the main selling point for me. It matched my chairs I already had beautifully-so not having the added cost of replacing chairs was another "selling" point. My son put it together in about an hour and I love it. If you are looking for a nicely made inexpensive piece of furniture I would say go for it. It sure beats paying $700 or $800 for a whole new dining set!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very
So, I looked all over for a table like this. I knew exactly what I wanted - something smallish for my apartment, round, in a light wood and that could extend into something bigger with a leaf. This table met all of my desires and I was really happy to find it. It arrived quickly and was easy to put together. I was nervous b/c another reviewer said you need two people to put the top on but found it easy to assemble myself. It looks like putting the leaf in and taking it out will also be a cinch.
The only reason I gave it 4 stars is there was a ding on it when it arrived - a scratched area on the side of the table top that was about an inch in diameter where the finish has been scratched off. A friend says it gives the table some character so I am not really worrying about it, but it was the first thing I saw when I opened the box.
Received table today and my son assembled it (without a hitch). It is a lovely table, sturdy and a real good product for the price! I was especially happy with the looks of the "rubber wood" top. I researched "rubber wood" before I purchased the table and found out that it was as strong as """oak"! Thank you for a real good buy and I am sure I will be just as happy with the chairs when they arrive!
The table was delivered broken. Instead of sending it back my husband fixed it. The piece of wood under the tabletop that the pedestal connects to was split. My husband had to cut another piece of wood and drill holes to fit the pedestal. What a pain!
What is the exact height from the floor to the bottom of the white edging under the lid of the table top? I need to fit my arm chairs UNDER that edging.tomnkathy on Aug 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tomnkathy, 25 inches high. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 9, 2013
Rubberwood-Eco Friendly !
Rubberwood is often the most misunderstood species of wood in the furniture industry. The name rubberwood invokes a variety of misconceptions as to it's features and to it's durability. Rubberwood (also called Parawood in Thailand) is the standard common name for the timber of Hevea brasiliensis.
In fact, rubberwood is one of the more durable lumbers used in the manufacturing of today's home furnishings. As a member of the maple family, rubberwood has a dense grain character that is easily controlled in the kiln drying process. Rubberwood has very little shrinkage making it one of the more stable construction materials availabe for furniture manufacturing.
Like maple, rubberwood is a sap producing species. In the case of maple, it is sap; in the case of rubberwood, it is latex. Rubberwood produces all the latex used in the world for all rubber based products.
There is one more important feature of rubberwood that is very important in today's world. Rubberwood is the most ecologically "friendly" lumber used in today's furniture industry. After the economic life of the rubber tree, which is generally 26-30 years, the latex yields become extremely low and the planters then fell the rubber trees and plant new ones. So, unlike other woods that are cut down for the sole purpose of producing furniture, rubberwood is used only after it completes it's latex producing cycle and dies. This wood is therefore eco-friendly in the sense that we are now using what was going as waste.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 18, 2013
The leaf extensions are not stored; they are pushed together to make the table. You can remove the tabletop, which is in the middle of the two leaf extensions.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 10, 2012
we have chairs that go this table, but the white is a bit more yellowed. are there other colors available? on May 15, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I'm so sorry to say we only carry this particular item with these options. I'm not seeing we're currently carrying other options on our site, I'd recommend continuing to check the site for this.overstockcustomercare1 on May 21, 2012
Can this type of wood top be sanded and stained? on Apr 25, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Yes it can. Keep in mind, however, that if you sand or stain it, it is no longer returnable.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 27, 2012
What is the measurement of the top of the pedestal. Is it 8 inches because it looks small for the table when the leaf is in on Mar 3, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This table measures 38 inches long (60 inches long with the 22 inch leaf in it) x 38 inches wide x 30 inches high.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 5, 2012
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