End tables come in a variety of different materials. Wood, glass, metal, these are all options you can consider for your end table and they each have their own advantages. Interested in high quality look and luxury feel? Wood is the way to go. Looking for an easy to maintain table that looks great no matter what? Metal is fantastic because it doesn’t stain and it's easy to clean without damaging. Trying to find a modern material that goes well with other materials and styles? Glass is probably the most versatile material in that it is combined with metal, wood, or even acrylic.