Wooden Chest Coffee Table

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It's a coffee table. It's a wooden chest. It's both. And because it is both, it is a but above all other coffee tables that only have one function. This is the perfect place to store seldom used items that are used in the living room, like bedding for a fold out couch, or photo albums. If you need extra storage, look no further than a wooden chest coffee table.

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Tuscany Storage Coffee Table

Tuscany Storage Coffee Table

Anchor the parlor seating group with this chic coffee table that is just perfect for displaying a glowing array of candles or resting a tray of hot cocoa and treats, while its solid wood structure withstands years of use.

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Artisa avon trunk

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Wooden trunk with antique finish. It is made of wood and reinforced with metal supports. It can be used as ottoman or plant stand. Neutral and functional accent for any room as needed.

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Wooden chest coffee table

Chest that plays the role of an attractive home decoration and coffee table. It features a rectangular top and wooden construction with black metal hardware. Storage compartment of this chest provides space for wine bottles and other items.

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Solid Wood Handmade Storage Trunk Chest Box Coffee Table Wrought Iron

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A simple traditional Mexican style vintage chest coffee table made of solid pine wood with a natural finish. It has a cuboidal body, a square top with 2 hinged flip up lids, a full base and black metal hardware.

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Montego Mango Wood Trunk Box/Coffee Table in Antique Natural

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... New Wood Coffee Table with Hinged Lid Wooden Storage Trunk Chest Box

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I would love to find one of these crates to use as a coffee table.

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Wooden Chest Coffee Table

Buying Guide

You can style your wooden chest coffee table by adding a fabric or leather cover, trays on top, or various decorative items such as books, magazines, candles, vases, potted plants, or a bowl with collectibles or design elements to match your decor.

To create a stylish top to your wooden chest coffee table, or to hide dents, scratches, or other blemishes on its surface, throw on a small tablecloth, table runner, or large placemat. Cover the entire chest, just the top surface, or position one slightly slanted to create a stylish look.

Position a small stack of books with a potted plant, or add your favorite magazine and a unique candle holder. Cluster items in groups of three or five and combine pieces of varying heights to give the design visual interest.

Wooden chest coffee tables offer additional storage, so however you style it, make sure the storage area is accessible by simply removing the items you have on top.

A wooden chest coffee table should be about 16” to 18” tall and sit no more than 1” to 2” lower than the seat of your couch. If you own a more elevated couch, opt for a coffee table that is slightly taller, around 20” to 21”. In contrast, you should also ensure your coffee table chest is no shorter than ½ the height of your sofa seat cushions. A coffee table that sits too low is inconvenient to place items on and will have you and your guests reaching downwards.

Wooden chests are hefty pieces of furniture, so ensure there is ample walking space between the table and the couch.

Wooden chest coffee tables are becoming extremely popular due to their style factor and storage capabilities. However, there's more to consider when choosing the right coffee table for you. Your wooden chest coffee table needs to be the right length and width to look in proportion to space and meet the needs of your existing furniture.

The wooden material also needs to match your lifestyle and work well with your existing interior decor style. Storage coffee tables should meet the needs of your family and be kid-friendly as well. The good news is that they have enough storage space for TV remotes and other miscellaneous items.

You can store everything from table games and TV blankets inside your wooden chest coffee table. So anyone looking for a coffee table that stands out from the rest and includes storage space should opt for a coffee table like this.

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The wooden trunk table made of solid oak lacquered on brown. Each corner is additionally covered with wrought bronze to strengthen the construction. It could be used as a book box or storage for your garden equipment.

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The beautiful old trunk serves in this lounge not only for storage but also for a spectacular coffee table. It has a decent rustic character, and the chestnut shade of wood from which this trunk table was made.

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