For the cabin guys: http://cabinporn.com/
Thanks for posting, some inspirational shacks posted there to be sure.. I am really loving the bare minimums these days..
a friend got me 'Rock The Shack', similar to cabinporn. nice book
Unfortunately this is a bit out of the budget. I'd say around $3,500 would be the absolute max we could do for a table and six chairs, but it would have to be something spectacular to convince us to spend more than $2,500.
Have you tried looking at auction websites? While looking for a set of Chippendale style chairs, auctions are the best price as long as the pieces are in good condition.
As for West Elm, I think one of our chairs is from there. It is a fabric covered chair and while it does not get sat it often, it is comfortable. Quality isn't like high end but passable.