Dining Tables. Wednesday , December 20th , 2017 - 08:44:03 AM
It`s not surprising that an Early American furniture suite would include drop leaf tables. The design dates back to sixteenth century England. The design remains in use today for dining tables, sofa tables, and end tables. A special design for drop leaf tables-a tripod table-is has three legs, and the round table top has three hinged sides. Drop the three hinged sides, and the round table top converts to a triangle, and it can squeeze into a tight corner. With a similar design, a secretary desk with an drop leaf top provides a full-size desktop when necessary, and then can be folded down to accommodate a tight passageway.
These come in square, round, oval and rectangle shapes. It makes it easier to discover the best fit for your room. Easily a big room can accommodate a big rectangle table with six or eight chairs. Nonetheless, if you live in a town house or an apartment with a small space your best options should be the drop leaf dining table. Obviously, the advantage of the table is that you may have more place for walking around with the leaf turned down or out. One style which works well for the room with a serious space concern is the wall mounted drop leaf table. While it is not being used, it just extends several inches from the wall.
Most people who sew or do crafts don`t have a space dedicated to those activities. Instead, they end up setting up on the kitchen or dining room table and putting away their work at the end of the day. Today`s furniture designers have integrated the function of drop leaf tables into specialized pieces of furniture. You can buy a portable sewing and craft cart that incorporates a drop leaf tabletop and integrates storage underneath. If you can`t find drop leaf tables that perfectly suit your space, your style, or your needs, search the Internet for plans for a custom-built table.
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