Rising in popularity during the 16th -century, a drop leaf table was mainly utilized as a space-saving dining option throughout Europe. Now, these multi-functional pieces complement a variety of decors—appearing not only as dining tables but desks, nightstands, coffee tables, and so on. And the drop leaf design is spectacularly efficient for areas that are tight on space! With the “leaves” down you can conserve valuable floor area; up, they provide additional shelf space or accommodate surprise guests.
To build your own drop leaf table, check out these step-by-step plans:
As well as our instructional video that will walk you through the entire process: