Posted on July 24, 2017
Extending tables are a very sensible option where space is a constraint. These dining tables prove to be extremely convenient if you are amongst those whose place is the favourite hangout for friends or family. When you think of extending tables though, they are often more functional than good looking since there are a lot of restrictions in terms of designs.
Extending tables can also be relatively expensive as compared to non extendoing dining tables thanks to their particular design. Although the extending tables are the option to adapt to the changing dining needs or space constraints, thought also needs to be given to the space available when the table is extended. If there is hardly any space to move around or adjust chairs around it, the entire idea of the extending table is wasted.
Extending dining tables usually come in three peculiar style;
1. The draw leaf type where in the leaf slides out from under the table top
2. The drop leaf type where the table flap drops down when not in use
3. Those whose flaps can be stored elsewhere when not in use.
You should always check the mechanism for ease of use. It is advisable to check the different available types before buying
Other things you can keep in mind while buying the extending tables like the normal ones are:-
- your current decor so that the new addition complements the look
- choice of material amongst mahogany, oak, walnut, elm, pine etc.
- seating capacities
- shape of the table
Since it is antique tables you are looking at then things like genuine dealers, condition of the table, restoration and alteration and value are also relevantetc
We have a wonderful selection of antique extending tables in our showroom.
Examples such as this antique double drawer leaf table in chestnut and cherry. Thiis antique cherry and chestnut table is a gorgeous double drawer leaf table. When table closed measures - 73" x 33.5" each leaf 34.5" in length. Total open - 142"
Browse through our collection of extending antique dining tables to see what we have in store for you.