Centre tables are one of the most diverse forms of table and exist in various shapes and styles. They are often utilised as hall tables, small more casual dining tables or as a focal point in a bay window. Most commonly made in the Sheraton and Regency periods they were constructed from a variety of woods including satinwood, mahogany and rosewood. Drum tables, loo tables and breakfast tables can all be used as centre tables. More vernacular types of centre table in oak and elm are often referred to as cricket tables.