Emerald Home Chandler Rustic Wood And Steel Coffee Table

Last updated date: March 27, 2020

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Overall Take

The Emerald Home Chandler Rustic Coffee Table sports an inviting wood surface and contemporary design. The laminate texture allows the table to be wiped clean easily. Assembly is easy out of the box and the materials are built to last. In our analysis of 32 expert reviews, the Emerald Home Emerald Home Chandler Rustic Coffee Table placed 3rd when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note March 27, 2020:
Checkout The Best Coffee Table For Living Rooms for a detailed review of all the top coffee tables for living rooms.

Expert Summarized Score
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
1,591 user reviews
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What experts liked
Looks great and so much more expensive than it actually was. For the price you really can't beat it! Versatile no matter your style. Feels sturdy too!
- Oh So Savvy Mom
Modern style with striking looks. Laminate-like top and chrome frame offer a chic, contemporary feel. Glossy top easil wipes clean. Simple assembly.
- BestReviews
In terms of the build quality, The wooden surface simply looks phenomenal. It gives you a warm and rustic feel. We have not noticed any rough areas or edges. Moreover, the top surface can be wiped clean with ease.
- Mansion Like
The use of solid wood and steel makes this rustic coffee table one of its kind. It not only looks impressive, but the high-grade materials make it durable and long-lasting as well. It makes a great coffee table to place anywhere from room to the garden.
- Z7 Premium
What experts didn't like
The table is nice. It feels sturdy and it looks good. I am giving one star because of the misleading description. The description claims the table is made of reclaimed wood. When the table arrived, the packaging stated it is made to look like reclaimed wood.
- Oh So Savvy Mom
Some owners say it has a strange odor upon arrival.
- BestReviews
Something to keep in mind is that there are some areas of uneven wood.
- Mansion Like

From The Manufacturer

Crafted with a rustic, industrial style, the Chandler collection seamlessly blends cool, strong steel and warm, natural hardwood for a comfortable, functional space. Instantly recognizable for its cross-braced legs, these pieces are a striking addition to any room.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Convenience Concepts Oxford Coffee Table
Overall Score: 9.7
Expert Reviews: 3
2. VASAGLE Industrial Coffee Table With Storage Shelf
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 2
4. Household Essentials Ashwood Round Coffee Table
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 3
5. Sauder North Avenue Coffee Table
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 2
7. GreenForest Industrial Round Coffee Table With Shelf
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 4
8. Ameriwood Home Carver Coffee Table
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 3
10. FurniChoi Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Table With Shelf
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 3

An Overview On Coffee Tables For Living Rooms

The television might be the focus of the family in most living rooms, but don’t underestimate the impact of a solid, well-chosen coffee table. It draws the eye of new guests, provides a space for boardgames, and is a resting place for our remote controls, books — and sometimes an actual coffee cup or two.

The shape, size and construction of a coffee table can vary wildly, but its function is almost always the same. It’s that low table that traditionally sits between the sofa and the TV stand, but you might also find a coffee table complementing the benches on roomier patios, backyards or anyplace where families gather.

As such, the type of coffee table you choose is going to have a lot to do with what kind of seating arrangement you have. You’ll want to fit the shape of your table to the general shape of your sofa. Rectangular coffee tables tend to be popular because they complement the wide, long sofas that are equally common in most living rooms. Got a tight, L-shaped sectional? Consider a square table to fit snugly into the primary corner. Do you have a loveseat / sofa / chair combo? A circular table tends to pull those elements together. As a general rule of thumb, your coffee table should be about 2/3 the length of your primary sofa.

Table shape is a particular consideration for new parents. Those with a baby just learning to walk should stay away from coffee tables with sharp corners (or consider covering them up with baby “bumpers,” available at most children’s stores). They’ll also want to avoid tables with glass tops, for obvious reasons.

A practical word about height, as well: Coffee tables should almost always be just below the level of the cushions. In other words, perfect for reaching over and grabbing a drink.

Materials matter, too, and not just because they determine how long your coffee table will last. Glass-topped tables are great for showing off an especially pretty rug or complementing a plush, stuffed sofa. Bulkier wood tables do well in open, well-lighted spaces, and weathered wood is especially good at hiding scratches or other wear and tear.

Finally, make sure you consider how you use that living space. Will you need a table with a shelf underneath for extra storage, or will you want recessed legs so that you can stretch your legs out? When it comes to this unsung hero of the living room, make sure you choose for practicality above all.

DYWM Fun Fact

You’d have to go back to the Victorian era to find the first official designation of “coffee table” applied to a piece of furniture. It bore little resemblance to the long, low tables we think of today, though. We really have television to thank for the commonplace nature of the modern coffee table, which exploded in popularity in the 1950’s. That’s largely thanks to homeowners who needed living room furniture that wouldn’t block their view of “I Love Lucy.”

The Coffee Table For Living Rooms Buying Guide

When you’re setting up your coffee table, make sure you leave the proper amount of room. Body type matters here, but in general you’ll want around 18 inches between the edge of your sofa and the coffee table — in other words, just enough space to reach out and grab a drink from the reclining position.