Drop leaf tables are tables that have a hinged section on each side, that can be dropped down. The first recorded drop leaf table was dated back to England during the sixteenth century, and they still have a classic feel to them. If you are interested in purchasing one of these, many colors, sizes and styles are available. The most popular style seems to be round or square in shape.
The online store “Dining Rooms Direct”, has several models available for purchase. The first is made by International Concepts, and comes in a round shape. It is 42 inches in size, and comes in white or natural wood color. It’s said to be stylish and comfortable for two people. The price for this round dining table is $189.
Another table offered by this company is made by Powel Furniture. It is a pure white kitchen Bistro table. It has two folding leaves, and is rectangular in shape, with a size of 30″ high by 42″ wide. It’s approximate weight is 34 pounds. The price for this table is $314.
A very popular type of drop leaf table is the Shaker brand. These tables can be made to order, or purchased completely finished. The offer a very sturdy wooden table, made of Maple, that is six feet in length, and seats eight people.The height of the table is 30″. The width of the table with the extensions up, is 38″. It is available for the price of $585 for a four foot length, or up to $1,600 for a finished, six foot, made to order drop leaf table.They can be viewed on the Shaker Workshops web page.
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