Half round tables combine style and function to entrance ways and dining rooms. Half round tables are elegant choice furniture feature for the home. The table can be placed flat against the wall, with the round side extending out into the room. Some people also use this style of half-round table as a type of accent table for displaying decor in a room; they are available in all different sizes and shapes, some with drop-leaves that can be raised to make the table a complete circle if extra space is needed. In general, wood is the most popular material of choice for making a half-round table. Oak, maple and cherry are popular selections, but many different types of wood may be used depending on the furniture styles in the rest of the home. Glass topped tables are also common, as well as tables made out of metal or wrought iron, which tend to be slightly more modern or more ornate. Wicker half-round tables may be placed on a porch or patio for outdoor use.
Many people choose to use half round tables as pieces of decorative or accent furniture. This is because it does not take up a great deal of space, yet is still an attractive and convenient place to store items. A table placed by the door, for instance, can be a receptacle for keys or mail as family members get home. Hallway tables or accent tables in a living room can be used for displaying decorative items, such as framed photos or collectibles.