Glass top dining table is a great dining table type to create clean, shiny, smooth surface. The material is ideal to create any designs including casual, sleek, simple, elegant and also formal. Find some great ideas of base design for the glass tops and then add some creativity as well as careful preparation to create custom designed dining table. You even can use recycled materials to make the dining table.
Glass top table with tree base can become a great idea to bring natural atmosphere or accent into your dining room. It will be effective to make woodsy and attractive look in a modern dining room. Make the sturdy table base by cutting thick and solid trees evenly on the top. Then treat the bottom with wood conditioners, vanished and stains. You need at least four big tree stumps to create strong base for the glass top. You can see the natural wood from each angle through the glass top. It seems making an illusion that the tree is rooted under the floor.
Cinder Blocks Base
Use two cinder blocks to make base for the glass top dining table in more contemporary urban design. It will be a great idea for home in modern industrial theme. Make the blocks from heavy cement blocks that can be gotten from repair centers, salvage stores, demolition and construction sites. Save the glass top by installing sucking cups or rubber grips on the tops of the blocks to prevent slipping.
Pillar base will become an excellent option to create glass top table of a room with formal décor. For a dining table, you will need several pillars to become the base for the table. Purchase the pillars at the department stores, home improvement stores, and craft centers. You also can buy the pillars from a ceramic dealer in unfinished choice, then you can finish the pillars based on your need.
Personally Designed Base
Glass top dining table with its transparent surface will enable everyone to see the base of the table clearly. It gives you a chance to show what is really personal about the base design. You can apply something you love as the base of the glass top table, such as skateboard, drums, hand painting, or anything you love and possible to become the base of the dining table. You may mix other materials to get the design desired. So it will become more special dining table with very personal design look.