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dining room table - opinions needed!

ananinac's picture

Hello,My brother in law built my husband and I a beautiful dining room table. I would like to use a walnut stain, but not sure what type of chair would match. Do the chairs and table have to match exactly? Can I use two different stains? I usually lean towards classic, straight line styles, but any suggestions are welcome!tabletableImageImagewood grainwood graintable side viewtable side view

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spersaud's picture

Wow — can't believe he made that table! Not sure if you saw this recent blog post or whether you've already made a decision, but there are some who prefer to have strong contrast between the table and chairs:

gmcauley's picture

Gorgeous table, ananinac!

Personally, I would go for the same stain on both table and chairs. And you can always switch it up down the road if you do choose to mismatch them, but I would start out matching them.

Good luck!

Gwen McAuley (gmcauley at

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