The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Perfect Wood Console Table for Your Home

Discovering the ideal wood console table for your home can transform your space, adding both functionality and a touch of style. Whether you're looking to create a welcoming entrance in your hallway, add a sophisticated touch to your living room, or enhance your bedroom with a versatile piece, a wood console table is an excellent choice. In this guide, we'll explore how to choose the perfect wood console table to complement your interior design and meet your practical needs.

A beautiful picture of a Wood Console Table, gracing entryways with its sophisticated charm.

Understanding the Basics: What is a Wood Console Table?

A wood console table is a narrow, typically rectangular table made primarily of wood, designed to be placed against a wall or the back of a sofa. These tables are versatile pieces of furniture that can serve various purposes, from displaying decorative items to providing additional storage space.

Why Choose a Wood Console Table?

  • Durability: Wood is a sturdy material that can withstand the test of time, making it an excellent investment for your home.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Wood console tables offer a warm and inviting look, easily blending with different interior styles.
  • Versatility: These tables can be used in multiple rooms and for various purposes, enhancing the functionality of your space.

Selecting the Right Style for Your Home

1. Consider Your Interior Design Theme

  • Contemporary: Look for clean lines, minimalistic designs, and a sleek finish.
  • Country or Farmhouse: Choose tables with a more rustic or distressed look, often featuring natural wood tones.
  • Bohemian: Opt for eclectic designs, possibly with mixed materials or unique craftsmanship.

2. Think About Functionality

  • Storage Needs: Some console tables come with drawers, shelves, or cabinets, providing extra space to store items.
  • Display Space: If you're planning to use the table for decorative purposes, consider its surface area and the weight it can support.

3. Material Matters

While the focus is on wood, the type of wood can significantly impact the table's look and durability. Hardwoods like oak, maple, or walnut are more durable but usually come at a higher price point. Softwoods like pine are more affordable but might not be as resilient.

A beautiful picture of ornate carvings that embellish the table’s surface with exquisite detail.

Placement and Styling Tips

1. Entryway Elegance

A wood console table in the entryway sets the tone for your home. Use it to display a vase of fresh flowers, a stylish lamp, or your favorite decorative pieces. Ensure it complements the overall theme of your entrance for a cohesive look.

2. Living Room Functionality

In the living room, a console table can act as a media stand, a display for art pieces, or a place to keep essential items handy. Coordinate with other wooden furniture for a harmonious appearance.

3. Bedroom Versatility

A console table can serve as a vanity, a small desk, or a spot to display personal items in the bedroom. Ensure it matches your bedroom's style and serves the intended purpose efficiently.

Care and Maintenance

To keep your wood console table looking its best, follow these simple care tips:

  • Regular Dusting: Use a soft cloth to avoid scratching the wood.
  • Avoid Moisture: Wipe up spills immediately to prevent water marks.
  • Protect from Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to sunlight can fade the wood, so consider its placement carefully.


MOMU's Exquisite Perfect Wood Console Table Collection

Lola Console Table 

Dare to be different with the Lola Console Table, a splendid mixture of sharp square edges and a singular smooth circular leg. This piece defies conventional design, offering a distinctive and curious form to elevate any interior. Handcrafted from American Oak and made to order in Melbourne, the Lola is a true conversation starter with its unique balance against symmetry.


  • Unique design with a blend of angular and curved forms.




  • Regular price: $4,150
A beautiful picture of a mirrored facade, reflecting light and style in equal measure.

Why not experiment with a spectrum of shades and materials? MOMU presents an array of console table in various colours and materials.

Kaizen Console Table 

Embrace contemporary elegance with the Kaizen Console Table. Innovative triangular legs meet a square top, combining to form a design that nods to geometric history while offering a modern twist. Each table is carefully handcrafted in Melbourne, allowing you to customise the size and finish to match your personal style and space.


  • Modern geometric design with triangular legs and integrated square top.



  • The Kaizen Console Table is proudly on display for you to explore in our Melbourne showroom.


  • Regular price: $4,790
A beautiful picture of sturdy craftsmanship, promising both durability and aesthetic appeal.

Boyd Console Table 

The Boyd Console Table makes a definitive statement with its sharp, modern lines and architectural intrigue. Designed to impress without any additional adornment, this piece is expertly made to order in Melbourne using only the finest American Oak. Boyd represents the pinnacle of minimalism and structural beauty in console table design.


  • Architectural and modern design with a sharp, fuss-free aesthetic.




  • Regular price: $4,950
A beautiful picture of a table's narrow silhouette, fitting seamlessly into intimate spaces.

In Conclusion

Choosing the right wood console table can significantly enhance your home's aesthetic and functionality. By considering the style, material, and intended use, you can select a table that not only complements your decor but also meets your practical needs. Whether it's making a statement in your entryway, adding functionality to your living room, or bringing organization to your bedroom, a wood console table is a versatile and stylish addition to any home.


Engage with MOMU for Your Dream Console Table

Elevate your home's aesthetics with MOMU's Perfect Wood Console Tables. Whether you're drawn to Lola's intriguing design, Kaizen's playful geometry, or Boyd's stark modernism, we are here to create a piece that resonates with your vision.

Connect with Us:

  • Phone: Fancy a chat? Ring us on 1300 052 495 for expert assistance.
  • Email: Drop us a note at or fill out our contact form for more information.
  • Live Chat: Click on the chat icon for a swift response from our friendly team.
  • Visit Our Showroom: Immerse yourself in our collection at 12 Ardena Ct, Bentleigh East VIC 3165.

Your perfect console table, made to your specifications, is just an enquiry away. Get in touch today to start the journey to your ideal home aesthetic.

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