Aside from wood, metal coffee tables are all the rage nowadays. Just like the wood, metal tables are sturdy and lightweight. The legs of a metal table are thinner than the top. Moreover, the legs are made into different weird shapes for style. Since metal is strong, the table provide better support than wood. homespure.com
Metal is resistant to water damage as well. Another great characteristic of a metal table is that its surface is smooth and has no ridges.