Making a good quality coffee table is a lot easier than you might be thinking. While you definitely do have many options to choose from, it will be wise to consider your requirements first before you can make your coffee table. For instance, you first and foremost want to know what kind of a table will go with your living room, or the room you want to put the table in. Coffee tables come in many designs which are meant for different types of settings and environments. A glass top table, for example, is ideally suited for medium and small sized rooms as it allows for light to pass through it which gives the room a larger appearance. Cedar tables are excellent for accentuating rooms with a rustic or contemporary décor. Plastic or Metallic tables can come in fantastic moulds which are both cost effective and trendy, these will naturally fit into a modern drawing room and draw tons of attention!