As noted in the pics when cushion is removed you can see the original preserved dark area.

With the top open it may be used as a dining and measures 50″ long and 30″ wide. We do often suggest finding a freight forwarder as that often seems to be the cheapest way. Blacksmith designed this base to allow chairs on the ends plenty of foot room as well as on the sides. A stylish selection of buffets, sideboards, and display cabinets offers beautiful storage for everyday dining and entertaining.

Dining measures design

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We fit frames with traditional joinery, like mortise and tenons and dovetails, and secure them by hand.

With the top open it may be used as a dining table and measures 50" long and 30" wide.

With the top closed the table may be used against the wall as a console table and measures 50″ wide and 15″ deep.

Textured to the touch, this simple showcases longevity and vitality of hardwood timbers.

Each piece is unique and different because of the different places the wood has been reclaimed from. You’ll find styles for small spaces and counter-height stools and chairs that offer simple solutions for kitchen/island dining areas.

Many have distinct design details like hand-distressed finishes, mullioned door panels, and adjustable shelves.

Source: http://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/western-epic-art-and-film