Choosing the Right Wood Finish: A Practical Guide for Your Bespoke Chairs


At The Chair People, we understand that the choice of wood finish plays a pivotal role in defining the character of your bespoke bar stools and dining chairs. From the timeless allure of Solid Beech - Natural to the sleek modernity of Solid Beech - Black, each finish tells a unique story. In this guide, we explore how to pair different wood finishes with diverse interior styles, ensuring your seating not only complements but enhances the aesthetics of your space.

To assist you in making the perfect choice, we offer the opportunity to order complimentary wooden leg samples via your design advisor. This hands-on experience allows you to feel the texture, see the colour in your own space, and ensure the chosen wood finish harmonises seamlessly with your interior design. Additionally, with more finishes to choose from, including RAL classic colours and unfinished wood,  you have the flexibility to tailor your bespoke chairs to perfectly suit your style and preferences.


Solid Beech - Natural for Traditional Elegance

The warm, honey-toned hue of Solid Beech Natural effortlessly complements traditional homes. Pair it with classic fabrics and rich textures for a timeless appeal. This finish brings out the natural beauty of the wood, making it an ideal choice for creating an inviting atmosphere in traditional dining spaces.


Solid Beech - Light Oak for Classic Charm

Light Oak exudes classic charm, making it a versatile choice for various interior styles. It pairs seamlessly with neutral colour palettes and works well in both traditional and transitional settings. Consider this finish for bespoke bar stools in a farmhouse kitchen or paired with elegant dining chairs in a classic dining room.


Solid Beech - Medium Oak for Transitional Space

Medium Oak strikes a balance between light and dark, making it an ideal choice for transitional interiors. Its versatility allows it to seamlessly integrate into spaces that blend traditional and contemporary elements. Consider pairing Medium Oak with a mix of materials for a harmonious transitional look.



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Solid Beech - American Walnut for Contemporary Sophistication

American Walnut adds a touch of luxury and warmth, making it an excellent choice for contemporary interiors. Pair it with sleek, modern fabrics and clean lines to create a sophisticated look. This finish is perfect for bespoke bar stools in a stylish home bar or as dining chairs in a modern dining space.

Solid Beech - Warm Grey for Soft Contemporary

Warm Grey adds a touch of softness to contemporary interiors. Pair it with light, neutral fabrics to create a calming and inviting atmosphere. This finish works well in bespoke bar stools for trendy kitchen islands or as dining chairs in a chic, contemporary dining room.

Solid Beech - Dark Oak for Refined Richness

Step into a realm of refined richness with Solid Beech Dark Oak, a choice that exudes sophistication and depth. Whether adorning bespoke bar stools or dining chairs, this deep, opulent finish adds a touch of luxurious allure to your space. Solid Beech Dark Oak effortlessly blends into various design schemes, making it an excellent companion for both modern and traditional settings. To enhance its impact, consider pairing it with earthy tones or muted palettes, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. 


Solid Beech - Walnut for Timeless Appeal

Embrace the classic warmth of Solid Beech Walnut in your bespoke bar stools or dining chairs. The rich, medium-brown tones exude sophistication and create a cosy ambience. Incorporate Walnut for a touch of tradition in modern or classic spaces. Pair it with bold and bright fabrics to catch the eye, ensuring your bespoke chairs radiate timeless appeal.


Solid Beech - Wenge for Timeless Sophistication

Indulge in the deep, rich tones of Solid Beech Wenge, adding an element of timeless sophistication to your bespoke bar stools and dining chairs. The dark chocolate hues exude opulence, making it an excellent choice for those who crave a touch of drama in their interiors.

Solid Beech - Black for Minimalist Modernity

Black is the epitome of modern and minimalist design. Incorporate Solid Beech Black into your bespoke bar stools or dining chairs for a sleek and edgy aesthetic. Pair it with monochromatic colour schemes and metallic accents to create a bold statement in modern living spaces.

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Choosing the right wood finish is a crucial step in the creation of bespoke bar stools and dining chairs. By understanding the characteristics of each finish and how they complement different interior styles, you can craft seating solutions that not only reflect your personal style but also enhance the overall aesthetic of your home. At The Chair People, we take pride in offering a diverse range of wood finishes to ensure that your seating is not just functional but a work of art that seamlessly integrates into your living spaces.