What Finish Color Is Best For My Space?

Selecting the right wood finish for your space can feel daunting. You want to get it right. You probably already have floor colors, wall colors, cabinet colors to contend with.

Luckily, we build thousands of tables each year. Here’s what you need to know to be certain you’re selecting the correct finish color:

Tip 1: Get Inspired

Check out our Lookbook, which features some of our favorite pieces in our favorite spaces, curated by our team of design consultants. 

Tip 2:  Order A Sample

If you’re going back and forth between finish options, we recommend ordering a finish sample or two. Samples are fully refundable less postage for return shipping, or upon purchase of furniture. Once you've placed your furniture order, reach out to us, and we'll gladly assist you in getting your sample refund! Or, ship the samples back and we'll refund your sample order when they arrive back at our showroom. 


Tip 3:  Let Us Help

Our design consultants see thousands of spaces each year and would love to help you. We’d love to hear about what you’re working to accomplish with your space, look at pictures of your room, and provide finish recommendations. Simply give us a call 479-633-7557 or email us sales@carpenterjames.com.


You'll notice on any given product page that there are up to 6 finish options, based on the wood species. Here’s a quick overview of our most popular finishes:



Charred Ember:





Barn Wood Finish:
Harvest Wheat:

Deep Grey:


Need More Help? We know deciding on furniture comes with a lot of questions. That's why our design consultants are here to help.  Simply give us a call 479-633-7557 or email us sales@carpenterjames.com.

Now that you’ve got your finish figured out, let’s take a dive into sizing. What size is best for your space?






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