Slate-Top End Tables

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So sturdy, so heavy, and quite fetching, for your next attractive furniture purchase, perhaps slate top end tables is a place to venture. Italian slate is a more drab, single color option over Italian marble, but will hold up to all the tests of time just like marble, and do so with integrity and class. And for end tables, it can't be beat. See collection for options.

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Updated 19/10/2022
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Slate Top Rectangular End Table

Slate Top Rectangular End Table

This slate-top end table is crafted with slate and metal. All the metal is finished with a rich powder-coated black, and the bottom sculpted frame holds magazines and newspapers. It ships in a flat box and requires assembling the top onto the frame. 

Designer Advice:

At 18” by 13.4”, this slate end table measures 22.4” tall. Most standard end tables stand between 18-24 inches, so this is on the taller end. You’ll want to pair this end table with a sofa that has an arm that’s higher than the usual 15” or the table top will be oddly higher than the sofa arm. 

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Made to Order Slate Top End Table

Made to Order Slate Top End Table

At 19” wide by 22” long, this rustic slate-top end table is 24” tall and weighs 34 lbs. Each piece is handmade with reclaimed barnwood. Multiple sizes of slate tiles fit together and are inset within a wood frame on the tabletop. 

Designer Advice:

The barnwood finish and curved legs on this slate end table combine a sense of rustic with a hint of antique charm in its crystal drawer knob. You can choose a different knob style if the crystal option doesn’t suit your farmhouse or country style. The slate colors include cream, peach, ochre and rust. You can contact the manufacturer for a different slate inset color palette. 

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Slate Top End Table Cabinet

Slate Top End Table Cabinet

This slate table has mineral-finish legs and hardware, is made with high-quality wood and elmwood veneers, and is topped with a patchwork slate top. The back of the table has a slot insert that holds books and magazines, while the front has a drawer and door cabinet.

Designer Advice:

The traditional style of this slate-top side table is finished in a whitewashed light acorn brown. Its height lets it work well as one of a pair of nightstand tables. A mixture of browns with muddy greens and blues, burnt orange, and rust make up the slate color palette which works well with creams and beiges. Add a comfortable armchair upholstered in olive green or autumn gold to relate to the slate top.

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Black Slate Top End Table

Black Slate Top End Table

A natural iron base supports a slab of black slate on this end table. The slate slab has all-natural edges, and the base post pierces the top. It’s held in place with a knob cover. The free-form base is made with one continuous piece of iron twisted into a hanger shape.

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Slate Top Wood End Table

Slate Top Wood End Table

Constructed of hardwood solids with ash veneers, this slate-top side table has a warm nutmeg finish. The table features convex stepped legs, and a sliding top gives you extra storage. Weathered bronze detailing sits around the apron base. Measures 18” wide by 26” long and 25” high.

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Round Slate Top End Table

Round Slate Top End Table

At 18” round, this slate-top end table can be used indoors or outdoors. Stone sealant should be applied every year to protect the grout and natural slate. The top sits on a 20” high powder-coated metal frame. Slate colors include gray, brown, tan, oranges and gold.

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Slate-Top End Tables

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Since slate top end tables tend to have a strong and statement-making design, your living room can easily look unbalanced if your sofa color doesn’t harmonize with your classy end table. To make sure these living room staples complement each other, pick an accent color from the slate top and make it the main color of your sofa.

For instance, if the slates are in brown, blue, and green, you’ll have 3 sofa color options to choose from. Whatever color you decide to go with, you can stick to the same shade or opt for a slightly lighter or darker shade. Examples of common colors that match with slate top end tables are dark brown, beige, navy blue, olive green, and ginger.

Like other end tables, slate top end tables should be slightly lower than the couch’s arm to make them optimal for setting things down. It’s okay if the end table is somewhat higher, but any more than 2” above the couch’s arm will be uncomfortable to use. End tables that are too high may cause the user to bump their hand on the side of the table when they reach to set things on it.

This means that most end tables are between 20”- 24” high. However, small end tables around 18” are a better choice for couches with shallow arms. Tall end tables of up to 28” may be the best option for sofas with large, plush arms.

Slate top end tables are an aesthetic statement; we’d let them shine by putting as little as possible on top of them.

Place another natural element (such as iron or wood) nearby; an industrial lamp, for example. Then, add a few natural coasters, perhaps ones made of marble, to protect the stone’s surface.

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Stylish end table mounted on metal base and reinforced with crossed supports. Top is made of high quality stone. It can be used as plant stand. Application in all kinds of interiors as needed.

Anthony california end table

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Classy and sophisticated - this slate and oak topped end table offers a perfect combination of wood and metal of the iron base that makes it work in the industrially styled interior as well as a more traditionally styled home.

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Fitting well both inside and outside, this square end table successfully combines wrought iron and slate top. Its unique design is especially visible in its ornate legs and functional middle shelf.

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Featuring a bottom storage shelf, a small drawer and a slate top, this wooden end table will be a functional and stylish accent in your bedroom. An ideal spot to put back your book or magazine.

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End table made of wood with antique finish. Base is reinforced with solid supports and fitted with open shelf for storing books, magazines and more. Application in all kinds of interiors as needed.

Slate Top End Table

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Pretty square end table with decorative slates on top. Sturdy wooden construction, with one bottom shelf. Well built and well designed end table or lamp table, great addition to any rooom in your house.

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Pieces of slate set in a wood frame and then sealed and polished make this coffee table and end tables special. Gracefully shaped metal legs support the tabletops, providing added visual interest. An excellent choice for a formal living room.

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4D Concepts Slate Round Top End Table - Brown/Black

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Beautifully crafted round end table sporting powder coated steel frame, three legs base and slate top. The curved, tapered legs flair out for a streamlined, graceful appearance. Appropriate for outdoor applications.

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Cool size-varied traditional nesting end tables featuring rectangular tops of rectangular slates in browns and greens. Their simple bases, built of thin round dark brown metal rods, are composed of 4 straight legs (with ball feet) and 3 stretchers.

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Enhance your home decor with this slate/glass/steel end table Elegant accent table features a tempered glass and slate top Sturdy table is supported by a fashionable steel frame and

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