The Xena Collection's Absolute Dining Table is made of solid wood. A material which by nature, will change over time. Although the top has been treated, there is still the potential for changes to occur depending on the climate or season. The top may warp, bend, crack and split over time. These are not defects, but rather the material's natural characteristics. By ordering this product you accept the characteristics unique to this item and agree that no claims will be approved regarding these natural variations.