Depending on what you’re looking for, you can either buy a cheap drop leaf dining table or look for a more expensive model made of better wood and that will last a little while longer. Regardless of the price, you’ll likely end up with a well built table that does its job, though. Here are a couple factors to consider when trying to make the decision.
A cheap drop leaf table is usually lower priced when it’s made of wood that isn’t as expensive as some other kinds. Tables made of plywood or oak are usually not as expensive as some other woods, but that doesn’t mean the tables themselves are going to be bad. On the contrary, any established furniture store is reasonably sure to give you a table that will last you for many years, regardless of what you paid for it. So don’t worry about workmanship being a reason for lower prices, at least not in general.
These cheaper ones will probably all come in a single shade though – the light tan look that so many ‘generic’ woods have. If you want different colors (that is, different woods) or you need something a little more detailed, or maybe you want extra perks like a wall mounted drop table, these are all going to raise the cost a bit. But they will also give you the opportunity to personalize your kitchen a little bit more, and if it’s going to add to the look and feel of your kitchen, then by all means you should go for it. You may even end up getting a warranty on your table, in case you have problems in the next few years.
Looking for a rectangular, square, or round drop leaf table for sale shouldn’t be an ordeal. Just take your time, look for the one that matches your kitchen, and assuming it’s within your budget, go for it.