Farm kitchen table always has close meaning to the old kitchen table made from wood, have simple shape, unpainted, and look very natural. Their appearances are rarely accompanied by table cover, because the beauty of the table actually comes from its wood, the shape, and the natural color. Although look old, the farm kitchen table can be easily adjust with some kind of kitchen style, like traditional style, vintage style, shabby chic style, Mediterranean style, European style, American style, modern style, even with small combination with the Asian style. The kitchen style that may less suitable for farm kitchen table for example is retro kitchen style.
Like other kitchen furniture, the farm table also has some type, like the original, rugged, geometric, recycled, zinc topped, custom designed and many other more. To get a perfect kitchen matching style, it will be better if you adjust the type of the table first or choose the farm kitchen table based on the kitchen style. Geometric or zinc topped farm table will be with modern kitchen cabinetry. Another idea is original, rugged, and custom designed that are will be perfectly match with vintage, rustic, or shabby chic kitchen design.
Because of its natural appearance, you can mix the farm kitchen table with any color or material. Combine farm table with wooden flooring, and natural stone backsplash on your countertop will create natural traditional kitchen design. Or you can combine it with all glass, silver and white parts and furniture; it will bring you to modern classic kitchen design. Many other styles can be built by using a single table. Anyway, to get easier trick, you can simply choose the table to match your existing kitchen design, like I have mention above or consult your architect or interior designer for further information.
Some farm kitchen table also combined with other material as the topper. You might have seen it in the furniture store or manufacturer, that there is a wooden farm table with granite, marble, or laminate as the topper. Each of material toppers has its own positive and negative effect to the table maintenance including the wooden table legs. Usually the under parts will require more maintenance before the topper, especially if the topper using hard materials like granite or marble.
Anyway, you can always use the table for any kitchen necessity; consider the durability, the maintenance cost, the cleaning to make your kitchen table long lasting.