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Dining Chair Style Guide

Dining chairs made from reclaimed wood are the perfect accent to a beautiful farm table. While unique and attractive on their own, when displayed as part of a custom dining set, they can give any dining room an antiquated look. The dining chair style guide below will walk you through some of the most popular models of dining chairs, and hopefully aid in helping you select the perfect set for your home 🙂

Windsor dining chair  dining chairs style are a popular choice for many kitchens and dining rooms. Windsor chairs are known for their thin legs, and have backs comprised of evenly dispersed wooden poles that are generally screwed into the seat.

English windsor chair and stool

English windsor chair and stool – by ecustomfinishes



Fan back dining chair style are another common option for rustic dining sets. Fan back chairs have a distinctive backing design that replicates the shape of a fan, Crafted from beech wood, fan back chairs can be purchased in a number of rich finishes, including espresso and fruitwood.


Fan Back Dining Chairs – by ecustomfinishes

While fan back chairs have a more delicate, ornate feel, ladder back chairs are more straightforward in their design. Specifically the backs of these seats are made from three evenly spaced strips of beech wood  that are curved for comfort and aesthetic appeal.

But, if you want to really give your dining room the feel of a farmhouse, you can also combine these dining chair styles with salvaged barnwood benches, which is a very popular choice for those trying to conserve space in their home.


Reclaimed barn wood plank benches – great for smaller dining areas!

We hope this dining chair style guide has helped 🙂 please contact below with any questions or comments.

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