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Devising your personal table design

Our helpful tips can assist you in the planning of your table product

Now that your ideal table model has been chosen, you can start to adapt it further to meet the demands of your home or workspace. The beauty of a Pickawood product is that unlike mass-produced store purchased items, our furniture pieces are designed and planned with you specifically in mind. Our helpful insights and tips will help you to plan effectively with care and consideration. Modify your table's dimensions, combine different materials or add additional accessories and features to ensure that your furniture piece is truly working for you.  


Optimizing your table dimensions

Our table configurator enables you to adapt the dimensions and measurements of your selected table model. You can enter your required dimensions to ensure that your custom-made table product fits perfectly in your desired space

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Table length

You can easily adapt the measurements of your pre-set table design to your specific length. To ensure order maximum stability for your product, we recommend a table top surface thickness of 4 cm thick for particularly long tables. On average a single person will need approx. 50-70 cm of space for comfort when seated. 

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Table height

The average height for a dining table is 75 cm. A distance of 30 cm from the seat height to the table height is ideally recommended. If your chairs have a seat height of 45 cm, you should choose a table height of 75 cm. If you are planning a table with a frame, we recommend planning 1-2 cm more. Coffee tables have a height of approx. 30-50 cm. 


Your ideal seating arrangement

The illustrations below emphasize the flexibility of our custom-made table models and they can be used for many occasions. Whether you require a stable surface for work or entertainment purposes the possibility to adapt your product means that you can plan for both important board meetings and extravagant dinner parties. Choosing to integrate a table extension into your configuration, which is available on select table models also means that you can host large parties of guests, as well as smaller more intimate occasions 

Seating arrangements

As illustrated in the graphics below, our custom-made table designs offer a wealth of seating options. You can also choose to integrate an extendable tabletop into your configuration, which allows for heightened flexibilityThe possibility to adapt your product means that you can plan for extravagant occasions, as well as smaller more intimate gatherings

Intimate seating arrangements

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Relaxed seating arrangements

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Premium quality with trusted materials

Our renowned wood products and additional fixtured are thoroughly tested for their durability and reliability. We pride ourselves on supplying our customers with products of the highest standard and quality. Our material combinations may be diverse but our standards always remain high, which ensures we produce an esteemed product each and every time. For more information, you can click on each material for a more detailed insight.

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Table top thicknesses

Our made-to-measure table tops are produced from continuous slats that range from approx. 5-8 cm in width. To ensure safety and stability for our products, we use solid wood with a thickness of 3 cm or 4 cm and MDF with a board thickness of 2 cm or 3 cm. The edge bevel is 2 mm as standard.

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Stability and durability

We pride ourselves on manufacturing table tops that are solid and stand the test of time. In order to prevent the swelling and shrinking of the solid wood panels that are used to create your product, we recommend integrating a burr strip to maximize stability. Alternatively, you may wish to connect your table top to a fixed metal frame.


Your choice of solid woods

With our diverse range of different wood species, you can be sure that there is a material that meets your style and taste. Our wood products are sourced from sustainable forestry and stand the test of time. You are guaranteed high-quality with each of our wood types, so add the finishing touches to your product with our premium materials.

Maple clear varnish
Maple clear varnish
Maple natural oiled
Maple natural oiled
Birch clear lacquer
Birch clear lacquer
Birch natural oiled
Birch natural oiled
Beech clear lacquer
Beech clear lacquer
Beech natural oiled
Beech natural oiled
Beech White oiled
Beech White oiled
Oak smoked
Oak smoked
Oak clear lacquer
Oak clear lacquer
Oak natural oiled
Oak natural oiled
Oak White oiled
Oak White oiled
Alder clear lacquer
Alder clear lacquer
Alder natural oiled
Alder natural oiled
Alder white oiled
Alder white oiled
Ash clear lacquer
Ash clear lacquer
Ash natural oiled
Ash natural oiled
Ash White oiled
Ash White oiled
Core beech clear lacquer
Core beech clear lacquer
Heartwood beech natural oiled
Heartwood beech natural oiled
Heartwood Beech White oiled
Heartwood Beech White oiled
Cherry natural oiled
Cherry natural oiled
Walnut clear lacquer
Walnut clear lacquer
Walnut natural oiled
Walnut natural oiled

Determine the perfect table edge

Deciding on a suitable table edge for the surface of your bespoke table design can really add a heightened layer of charm to your custom-made product. One of the benefits of our service is that your can tailor your furniture piece to your style and taste to get create a truly individual look. We offer 4 different options, each offering its own personal appeal and charisma.

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Normal table edge

Our normal table edge is probably the most common edge shape. The bevel edge is 2 mm.

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Natural table edge

The natural wood edge is how nature created it. Only the bark is removed and carefully reworked.

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Round table edge

This stylish edge is rounded with a radius of 100 mm so that the corners are gently curved.

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Swiss table edge

The Swiss edge tapers towards the underside of the table top, creating a modern trapezoidal look.


Selecting the perfect legs and bases

Selecting from one of our unique preset table models offers you a choice of differing table leg options. Each exclusive model has been designed with style and functionality in mind and that is why each item has slightly different custom features. Depending on your model choice you can select from different custom leg finishes and materials, such as rounded legs, raw steel baseplates, or powder-coated steel. We have provided an insight into these features here but for even more options and to see which features can be adapted for specific table models, be sure to view our large format table and coffee table collections above to find the ideal product for you.

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Baseplates

A baseplate offers the perfect foundation for certain table models and is available in iron, raw steel, and black or white coloured powder coating.

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Round table legs

Rounded table legs provide a chic finish to a range of our table styles and are available in a host of different wood options depending on the table model you choose.

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Frames

For a more robust look frames are available for certain table types and are available in iron, raw steel, black or white coloured powder coating, as well a choice of natural woods.

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Metal table legs

Metal legs offer a nice contrast with wooden table tops and provide a dependable foundation for your product. We offer iron, raw steel, and powder coating options.


Our table accessories

Selected models offer a range of accessorries and added features that enhance the functionality of your chosen custom-made table modelWe can help you to integrate drawers and storage compartments into your table design, where depending on the function you can hold documents, stationary, or cutlery. Our table extension plates, also allow you to extend your table to seat additional clients or guests for larger meetings or events. We ensure that our furniture products adapt to your demands and can serve your needs, no matter the situation. 

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Extension plates

A number of our table models can be adapted with our extension plates. The technology is smooth and flawless and allows you to extend your custom-made product in mere seconds.

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Table storage

Incorporate a drawer into your made-to-measure desk and you have the perfect location to store documents and important memos. The sleek sliding function can be discreetly added to the table design.


Our unique service focuses on you

Just like our custom-made products our service processes also focus on your specific needs, to ensure that you are supported in all aspects of your design and production journey. We have created a tailored service to make sure you receive everything in one place. From initial design ideas, through to production, to payment and delivery, we make sure that the process of creating your custom-made product is as easy as possible. Our team is always on hand to answer your questions and you can benefit from our free individual consultations.

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As experts in the planning and production of custom-made furniture, we offer a free consultation service to customers. 

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Production and sustainability 

At Pickawood, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with made-to-measure products that are reliable, durable, and of the highest quality. We take great care to ensure that we carry out sustainable practices to guarantee ethical goods. Our wood materials are all sourced from trusted forestry and our production techniques are safe and secure. For more information on our sourcing and manufacturing, please click here.

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Fulfilling your special requests

Our expert knowledge and years of extensive experience in producing custom-made furniture have given us great insight into our customer's needs. We understand that mass-produced, store-bought items serve a purpose but that the potential for modern furniture is far greater. A piece of well-designed furniture should have the owner in mind and service their specific needs in order to make their daily routine just that little bit easier. This is where our service comes in and we produce multiple special requests each day for customers who require that something extra for a unique purpose. Whether you need a reception desk, home office setup, or a dining table with a difference our team of specialist furniture consultants is on hand to help with your request. 

  • Round or oval table tops
  • Corner dining and writing desks
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  • Cable outlets and cut-outs
  • Conference tables
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  • Reception desks
  • Table-shelf combinations
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A planning package to meet your needs

With Pickawood it is easy to create your perfect bespoke furniture product and it is our aim to make this as easy as possible for you. Benefitting from our exciting online configurators means that the tools to produce a custom-made table design are at your fingertips and can be produced in just a few simple clicks. If you prefer to work with an experienced professional, you can also take advantage of our one-to-one consultations service where our team of specialist furniture consultants will guide you through the process with ease. Regardless of your choice, you can rest assured knowing that we will provide quality and satisfaction in equal measures.

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Our planning service

  • You can send us a design sketch of your table
  • We create the configuration for you and send it as a non-binding offer
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The 3D measurement

  • We offer free expert consultations
  • Professionals can measure your room with the latest technology 

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