by: Taylor Duvall for InteriorCrowd
November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015
Written by Dan Treul for InteriorCrowd
Looking to change up your chairs and tables’ look without spending a fortune? Try swapping out the legs! This simple, cost-effective change can easily transform a functional-but-otherwise stale piece into your dining room or living room’s next starred attraction. No matter what style you’re looking to create, there’s likely a way to repurpose existing pieces simply by changing the legs.
Not sure where to start? Try consulting a furniture style guide for tips on selecting the right legs for transforming your furniture. And when you’re ready to start shopping, check out these 5 great retailers for sourcing your chair or table legs…
The DIY headquarters stocks a nearly endless supply of chair and table legs perfect for giving dated pieces a fresh look. Bring some rustic farmhouse style to your home with the Pine Butcher Block Leg, or opt for the minimalist look of Mid Century Modern design with a Round Taper Table Leg. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ve got plenty of options at Home Depot — and practically everything can be easily refinished.
This Pine Butcher Block Leg from Home Depot is perfect for transforming an otherwise plain kitchen tabletop into a rustic farmhouse-inspired focus of attention. Looking for classic Americana? Consider a weathered finish in white or light grey.
The name says it all. TableLegs.com offers a wide variety of table legs, chair legs, and even kitchen island columns. And for lovers of Mid Century Modern, it’s also a great source for those looking to transform a favorite tabletop or chair into a stunningly sleek, retro statement.
These hairpin legs, available at TableLegs.com, will give the right tabletop that perfect minimalist Mid Century Modern look.
If Scandinavian is more your style and you don’t want to break the bank, you can’t go wrong with the selection of modern legs and trestles from IKEA. Transform a modern tabletop with a set of ODDVALD trestles, or create a Mid Century Modern end table with the Hilver – a cone- shaped table leg in a decidedly Scandinavian finish.
The ODDVALD trestle from IKEA offers an easy DIY solution for salvaging a favorite modern table top. Light and sturdy, when paired with a minimalist table top these pieces make especially great supports for a perfectly sleek workspace.
Featuring an array of high-quality, unfinished dining table legs, end table legs, coffee table legs, and even table pedestals, Osborne Wood Products has something for everyone. From Arts & Crafts to Contemporary collections, Osborne offers custom crafted pieces to accentuate the design of your living room, dining room or kitchen. Perhaps best of all, these custom pieces are available in a wide variety of materials — ranging from Soft Maple and Hickory, to Cherry, Mahogany and Black Walnut.
American Arts and Crafts design, a 19th century reaction to manufactured furniture and decor, can be seen in the Craftsman collection from Osborne Wood Products.
Well, they have everything else, so why not furniture legs, right? Browse a vast collection of chair and table legs at Amazon.com in a wide range of prices. Refine your search by color, finish and style to find the perfect fit for your table top or chair.
This hand-carved Tapered Mission End Table Leg is available in an assortment of wood materials at Amazon.com.