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Awesome Tables

Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table

Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table

If you love artist Bruce Shapiro’s magnetic sand art, you’ll be glad to know that you can soon have one in your house as a table, and in a variety of wood veneer or hardwoods. It will have at least 25 built-in sand patterns that you can toggle via an app.

Abyss Horizon Table

Abyss Horizon Table
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Duffy London’s stunning take on ocean-inspired furniture is a coffee table that’s designed to capture a vivid sense of depth. The Abyss Horizon measures 43″x 19″ and is handmade from ethically-sourced wood and glass. Limited to 25 units.

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Duchess Gaming & Dinner Table

Duchess Gaming & Dinner Table

Board Game Tables’ convertible tabletop gaming table is made of rosewood, with a 3’x 5′ neoprene padded playing surface, and pop-out drink holders. It comes with a topper so you can use it as a normal dining table without disturbing the pieces on the playing surface.

Rocket Coffee Table

Rocket Coffee Table
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Furniture designer Stelios Mousarris attempts to capture his memories of playing with toys for hours on end with this whimsical living room table. Measuring 47″x 17″, the large glass surface is propped up by five freestanding rocketships that you are free to rearrange.

Smart Slab Concept

Smart Slab Concept

Designed by Kram/Weisshaar for SapienStone, the Smart Slab is a discreetly high-tech table. Underneath its ceramic tabletop are inductive cooking, cooling and heating elements that let you cook and eat on the same surface, as well as keep food warm or cold.

Tractor Coffee Table

Tractor Coffee Table
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UK-based Etsy shop Smithers of Stamford specializes in industrial furniture made of used objects, such as this massive hood from an old Massey Ferguson tractor. It comes with a glass tabletop and measures 22″x 48″x 25″.

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Expand Furniture’s space saving design combines several full-sized pieces of furniture. One side has a table and a bookshelf. Fold the table up and turn the shelf around to reveal a fold-down mattress. Available in six colors.

Wewood Metis Desk

Wewood Metis Desk
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Designed by Gonçalo Campos, the Metis is an oak desk that will let you get rid of your desktop clutter discreetly. It has three drawers, two lidded compartments – one of which has holes for cables – and a secret compartment.

DIY Mechanical Standing Desk

DIY Mechanical Standing Desk

After designing his own expanding table, Scott Rumschlag came up with a mechanical wooden standing desk that’s much faster to operate than motorized desks and withstands over 250lb. loads. It uses two wooden boxes filled with nails and sand as counterweights.

In-Tension Table

In-Tension Table
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Furniture designers B-SquaredInc created this unique cantilevered coffee table, made from metal and western red cedar. The angular steel tower and guywire keep the tabletop balanced in mid-air. Measures appx. 24″(w) x 55″(l), and the peak on the tower is 36″(h)

Imaginary Cities Furniture

Imaginary Cities Furniture

Sculptor Josep Cerdá collaborated with furniture makers Ici et Là to create this collection which features embossed maps of mythical cities. The tops are made from cement, resin and natural pigments, set into a steel or iron base.

Arcade Resurrection Furniture

Arcade Resurrection Furniture

Altar Furniture repurposes vintage pinball machines, turning them into the world’s most awesome coffee tables and other furniture. The most complex pieces still have playfields that light up and moving mechanical elements.

Polite Table Tennis Co.

Polite Table Tennis Co.

Handcrafted wooden ping pong tables. The limited edition Model 1 has a leather and canvas net and is divided into four customizable panels. The Model 2 is a Baltic Birch and oak table with a plank for a net. Balls and paddles are included.

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Skurniture

Skurniture
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The Skurniture is a 7-ply maple skateboard deck with steel legs attached via Philips headbolts and lock nuts for trucks. The deck comes in natural or black while the legs come in red, white or black. You can also get just the legs.

DecksTop

DecksTop

A large table with a top made of recycled skateboard decks. Dutch company Focused breaks down worn out or defective decks into sticks then glues them together by hand to create one large work surface. Available in two sizes.

Symbol Audio Stereo Console

Symbol Audio Stereo Console
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A table with a 2.1 stereo system built in. It has two 4″ speakers, an 8″ woofer, an amplifier, 2 RCA inputs, separate controls for volume, woofer level and subsonic filter, hidden storage and power strip, and optional storage bins.

DIY Glow-in-the-dark Table

DIY Glow-in-the-dark Table

Instructables editor Mike Warren made a rustic glow-in-the-dark table using photoluminescent powder, clear casting epoxy and pecky cypress, which is cypress wood partially damaged by fungi. More at Instructables.

DIY Expanding Table

DIY Expanding Table

Inspired by the beautiful (and expensive) Fletcher Capstan Table, YouTuber Scott Rumschlag designed and built his own expanding table. The layers on Scott’s tables are exposed from the side, so you can see the parts move as the table turns.

Floyd Utility Set

Floyd Utility Set
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Floyd’s flagship detachable table legs are ideal for making small to medium tables. Now the company has the Floyd Utility Set for larger surfaces. The 29.5″ legs have rubber feet and are reinforced with adjustable cross-bracing straps.

Glass Ping Pong Table

Glass Ping Pong Table

TravisMathew’s made-to-order ping pong table has a 300lb. glass top. The top is polished and has its serving lines printed at the bottom side to ensure a level playing surface. We prefer the sound of ping pong balls on wood though.

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Hure Tables

Hure Tables
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Vintage Industrial’s Hure tables were inspired by and named after a 19th century lathe and milling machine maker. Hure added his signature to his products and made beautiful bases for what would otherwise be utilitarian devices.

Pipe Desk Frames

Pipe Desk Frames
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We’ve seen clamps that turn any board into a table. Simplified Building’s pipe frames are sturdy, long-term alternatives. Pick from standard, adjustable height, rugged or z-frame, with casters, flanges or plastic plugs as footing.

747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table

747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table

MotoArt has created what could be the greatest conference table ever made. Not only does its circular shape encourage dialog, but the 12-foot-wide table is made from the General Electric engine nacelle of a Boeing 747 jet plane.

Geek Chic Board Game Tables

Geek Chic Board Game Tables
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Tables for the high rolling dice roller. Geek Chic’s tables have two surfaces – a removable top and a recessed playing area. You can customize the number of player stations, drawers and rails and pick from walnut, maple or cherry wood.

Ping Pong Coffee Table

Ping Pong Coffee Table
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Huzi’s red oak plywood coffee table doubles as a compact ping pong table. Its surface is coated with a chalkboard surface is great for doodling or keeping score. Measures 29.9″ x 14.2″ x 16.14″ and includes two paddles, a ball and an eraser.

Greg Klassen’s River Collection

Greg Klassen’s River Collection
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For his River Collection, furniture maker Greg Klassen took discarded wood and then cut blue glass by hand to make them fit the contours of the wood. The resulting tables and sculptures look like rivers or lakes.

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