Relevant categories: Dining Tables,Tables
(Above photo - Regency drop leaf table )
Have you ever considered buying a drop-leaf table? A drop-leaf table is a disguised workhorse that comes with two hinges on opposite ends. You can fold the drop leaves when you want to use it as a bedside or console table standing against the wall. When you pop the drop leaves, it will act as a perfect dining table. In this article, we discuss drop leaf tables to help you know them. Read on for more.
(Above photo - Sheraton Pembroke Table Mahogany Drop Leaf Tables )
The drop leaf table was first introduced to the scene in the 16th century as the gateleg table. Even though similar to the drop-leaf table (both have two hinged wings), the gateleg table swing-out legs to support the two hinged surfaces. Inspired by the gateleg table, English furniture makers designed the sofa table and the Pembroke table. While the sofa table spanned an entire sofa, the Pembroke table had flaps with wings on both sides. And so modern furniture makers (inspired by these two types of tables) designed the drop leaf table.
There are several reasons for buying a drop leaf table for the modern home. We have discussed the reasons in greater detail below:
(Above photo - Rosewood Regency Sofa Table - Antique Extending Drop Leaf )
A drop-leaf table comes with two permanently attached leaves. That makes it easier to extend the table in a few seconds, especially when you want to use it as a dining table. So, you can concentrate on what matters as you leave the required table surface to sort itself. Once dinner is over, and the guests have left, you can refold the table and keep it away until the next time.
(Above photo - Extending Drop Leaf Table )
Do you live in a tiny house? Having foldable pieces of furniture (such as drop leaf tables) is a good space-saving strategy. That’s because you can fold up the leaves of the table and open them only where you have the need. Thus you will have extra kitchen space until the time comes to serve your meals. And, your apartment will always have enough space.
(Above photo - Also known as a Pembroke Table )
Given their great design, drop leaf tables are multi-functional, meeting almost all your needs. Apart from acting as a dining table, it can also act as a bedside or console table. You can fold up the flaps and use the table to display pictures, flower pots, and other forms of art. Also, you can use it to hold books, a laptop, and other things on the side of your sofa. Why wouldn’t you want to enjoy all of these benefits?
With drop leaf tables, you would be spoiled for choice when it comes to the style and size. For example, you are likely to find them in the form of gatelegs, Pembroke tables, or more modern versions. So, you can buy an antique or new drop leaf table, depending on your needs. Once you bring it home, a drop leaf table can serve virtually any purpose – you only need to imagine it.
So, you want to buy a drop leaf table? Why don’t you come over to our shop? We have a large variety of drop leaf tables to satisfy all your needs.
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