1. Wood Coffee Tables _ Wood is the most popular material in a coffee table, they are perfect for those who have rustic or traditional design themes in their home. There are also many wood selections that a furniture buyer can choose and they are: oak, pine, cherry, oak, walnut, cypress, and teak. If you're going to make your own table, your choice of type of wood will be determined by the use (and abuse) the table will incur and the design you're making (simple or carved). For heavy duty use, you can choose strong wood and if you're just using this type of table as an accent piece, then you can choose softwood.
Selection of Material for Coffee Table _ Espresso tables are created using wide range of materials like wood, glass, plastics, metals etc. This is one of the important steps in deciding which type of material will suit best for your room or office as the case may be. What looks good for office lobby may not be suitable for you living or bed room as the ambience and set up could be entirely different. The selection has to be done in conjunction with the overall scheme of things like color of the wall, shades of curtains in the room and also type and color of other furniture in the room. All the items in the room should complement each other to boost the decor of the area. Espresso tables made of wood, glass would provide traditional look to the room besides sprucing up the area. Selection of appropriate size and shape of Coffee Tables The size and shape of the coffee table will depend entirely on the following factors: Space available _ Accent of the theme