WHICH TRAYS FOR THE FEET OF THE FABRIQUE?21 April 2020
Many of you ask us the question: "do you sell the tray to go with my feet?" " The answer is no. However, we are able to advise you on the choice of the top that will perfectly match the legs you have chosen. You may not know it yet, but you have a plethora of choices when it comes to platters. It all depends on the style you want, the size, the shape or the material. Let's see it together!
We no longer present them to you because you know them perfectly. Wooden trays are the most used, whether at home, when you design furniture or even in supermarkets . Indeed, wooden trays have many advantages. You can choose the shape of the top, the material of the wood, the color and even the finishes..
In addition, they are the easiest to find, you just have to go to large DIY stores, a carpenter or a sawmill . You can even do some recovery and give a second life to a tray that has already been used. Finally, you can just as easily use a scrap of worktop which you do not know what to do, in order to harmonize your decoration. You will only have to screw the foot (s) on the board and voila!
In short, a wooden tray is simplicity! It is a material that can blend into any type of atmosphere, whether industrial, Scandinavian or even bohemian and elegant . The trick is to find the one that suits you, but in the meantime, here are some examples of achievements with the M foot , the tulip foot and the medium circular foot , in totally different styles.
WOODEN TRAYS WITH BOARDS
Same principle as for traditional wooden tops, the boards are also easily found . The major advantage is that you can make your tray yourself. In particular, you can head for bastaings, pine or oak planks for the interior. For the exterior, go for parquet planks.
Indeed, the fact of choosing boards will allow you to sand them, tint them and assemble them in the way you want. Moreover, ideal for making original and above all authentic furniture . As a result, you can easily adapt your furniture to the style of your room. Here are some examples made with the M foot , the flat iron foot and the trapeze foot .
Basically, the glass tops are not suitable for La Fabrique's legs . However, in view of the many requests that have been made to us, we have created, in collaboration with Glassvariation, a collection of glass furniture that you will find on the website of toutverre.com.
Orienting yourself to a glass top will give you different benefits. First, of course: aesthetics. This is clearly a decorative element that stands on its own . In addition, unlike wooden trays, glass does not absorb light, but reflects it. It is therefore a material that will make your room bright and more airy.
MARBLE OR QUARTZ TRAYS
There are many advantages to choosing a marble top when designing furniture. First of all, it is a very noble material which undoubtedly brings a very chic and elegant atmosphere to your room . In addition, it is a very natural material that provides luminosity.
The quartz top has many similarities with the marble top. Of course, we will talk about the aesthetic side of the material, also very noble which will offer a chic and elegant atmosphere to your room. One of the major advantages is also the choice of color and finish . Indeed, many options are at your disposal. In addition, it is a material which is very resistant and which does not fear bumps or scratches! Interesting, no?
Here is an example of realization with a quartz plate and cross feet :
Marble or quartz top, each represents a certain cost due to their quality and aesthetics.
To finish in a totally different style, you also have the option of choosing a concrete top to carry out your project. This one tends to bring a very industrial side, but you can easily decline this atmosphere depending on the choice of feet . With this type of tray, you have the possibility to choose the finish.
This is a very trendy material right now. However, it is still very fragile and care should be taken during maintenance. No products that are too acidic, a damp sponge will suffice.
You can nevertheless cheat a little, by making a concrete-effect tray… For this, you choose an MDF tray and you apply a layer of waxed concrete! Thanks to this technique, your tray looks like in all respects to a concrete platform, without the heavy and difficult side to fix! Easy, aesthetic and above all, practical !
As you will have understood, you have the choice in terms of trays, a wide selection is available to you. Everything will depend on what you want in terms of practicality, maintenance or even style. Do not hesitate to ask us all your questions, we will be happy to assist you in the realization of your project !
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