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xx   TABLE

Photo shows foot-square redwood cubes that can be built to any height desired for use as seats, serving tables, etc. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 46

Photo and sketch show how to build a whimsical "Hand-me-a-snack" table from plywood. Table top is shaped like a giant hand and sits atop a 24" high pedestal base. Est. cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 77

Pair of folding snack tables and a carrying stand. Est. cost: $33.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 66, 105

Rolling desk. Contemporary (Scandinavian) design table on casters is wide enouth to stradle an arm chair. Use it for a desk or large snack table. Est. cost: $100.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1984 (v.7#10) pg. 12, 25

How to renovate a folding TV snack table with a cork inlay top.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 20 1978 (v.91#13) pg. 118, 198

Fold-up tea table is built from wood and looks like a snack tray with a lip around the edge on three sides.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 95, 152

Tea table with brass handles to facilitate moving about. Top measures 30"x17".
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 104, 164

Early American serving table with two drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #87 Aug 1965 (v.15#4) pg. 24

Oval shaped snack trays with collapsible legs are made from plywood. Suited for ground-level picnicking or floor-level snacking.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #216 Feb 1981 (v.31#2) pg. 76

Set of 3 stacking "country-style" snack tables. Plans must be ordered, but basic dimensions and assembly are illustrated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 26

Solid birch folding trays and matching storage rack.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #262 Oct 1985 (v.35#8) pg. 98

Scandinavian-style serving table (snack tray) is made from Baltic birch plywood and folds flat for storage.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #310 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.40#7) pg. 74

Folding stool with a canvas seat also serves as the base for a wooden serving tray.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 68

A spider-leg carriage table is copied from an English, late Georgian (circa 1800) original. It folds up for carrying and the tray is attached with hinges.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 70

Tips on fabricating Queen Anne tea table tops with delicately molded edges.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 20
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 4

Folding serving tables made of wood.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Nov-Dec 1964 (v.33#6) pg. 40

Danish serving table is 14"x14" square. Collapsible legs fold out of sight to convert the table into serving tray. Walnut and Formica construction.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #464 Jan 1967 (v.63) pg. 96

TV tables with style. 15"x24" wooden tray, with decorative lip on all four sides, is set on a stand (which collapses for storage), to form a good looking snack tray. Unit shown is made from cherry.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #607 Dec 1978 (v.74) pg. 80

Folding TV or snack table is designed to look like fine furniture. Legs and frame for top are walnut. Recessed top is plastic laminate.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1969 (v.131#3) pg. 160

Folding two-shelf serving table is 37" high with 14"x20" shelves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1970 (v.133#2) pg. 166

Roll-around rack holds five traingular-shaped snack tables and their removable legs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1972 (v.138#3) pg. 94

Folding snack table made from wood. Top measures 16"x20".
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1980 (v.153#1) pg. 104

Sturdy cherry luggage stand is a convenient place for opening a suitcase. Also doubles as a serving table. Folds flat for storage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 105

Five tables for a movable feast. A variety of fold-up, slide-together or adjustable tables to meet almost any serving and eating need.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1985 (v.162#6) pg. 102
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1986 (v.163#2) pg. 7

Spare elegance. Build a set of four oval-shaped mahogany folding snack/serving tables (17"x23"x26" tall) and matching storage rack.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1991 (v.168#1) pg. 59

Outdoor snack table, shaped like an artist's pallet, is held upright by means of a single leg being inserted into the ground.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1967 (v.190#4) pg. 177

Three sturdy stack tables use plastic laminate sink cutouts for top material and birch legs and spreaders. Est. cost: $10.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1972 (v.200#6) pg. 142

Plywood snack tables double as their own serving trays. Four tables can be made from one sheet of 1/2" MDO plywood. Tables stack one on top of another for storage.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1973 (v.203#5) pg. 114

Folding tray table is made from oak and mahogany.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1984 (v.224#6) pg. 112

Book holder with an adjustable tilt-top straddles your legs when seated. May also be used as a snack table.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1988 (v.232#3) pg. 104

Handsome folding snack table features a top made from bull-nose stair tread.
SUNSET Mar 1983 (v.170#3) pg. 152

Wooden snack trays consist of a sturdy 15"x21" framed top supported by folding X-style legs. A matching stand holds a set of four trays.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #32 Mar 1993 (v.6#2) pg. 26

Guestroom luggage stand. A slatted top (26"x19") is supported by folding "X-shaped" legs. May also be used to hold serving trays, small television sets, etc.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #39 May 1994 (v.7#3) pg. 10

All-wood tray table (15"x21") is decorated with inlay and supported by X-style folding legs. A set of four are stored in a portable tray stand.
WOOD MAGAZINE #122 Mar 2000 (v.17#2) pg. 82

Sofa valet. This unique end table is supported by just two legs and rolls around on concealed casters. It can be pulled up to a sofa or chair where it becomes a cantilevered snack table or small desk.
WOOD MAGAZINE #131 Mar 2001 (v.18#2) pg. 80, Insert

TV tray tables built entirely of wood. Four folding tables store on special stand when not in use. Top measures 15"x25" and features frame-and-panel construction.
WOODSMITH #16 Jul 1981 pg. 4
Correction WOODSMITH #17 Sep 1981 pg. 20

Folding, solid-wood TV snack trays use the "Roto-Hinge" at pivot points. Scissor-style legs support the 16"x24" top. Tables are 26" tall when open. Also includes plans for a roll-around storage cart which holds four tables.
WOODSMITH #37 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 4, 8

Serving table features cross-folding (X-shaped) legs which truely fold flat and are very strong. Top measures 600mmx350mm (24"x14").
WOODWORKER Oct 1988 (v.92#10) pg. 936

Snack stand. Ingenious fold-up stand for fireside eating is styled after a cake-stand. Three rectangular shelves (10"x15") and a supporting leg fold down out of a flat panel. Overall dimensions (closed): 36" tall, 17" wide, 10" deep.
WOODWORKER Nov 1988 (v.92#11) pg. 1036

Firescreen which is free to pivot in a frame. The screen displays a tapestry in the vertical position. When pivoted to the horizontal position, it becomes a small serving table.
WOODWORKER Sep 1993 (v.97#9) pg. 50

Four lightweight serving trays (18"x9") and a smaller center tray (9"x9") can be made to fit a tabletop from 28" to 30" square. Reprinted from the March 1945 issue.
WOODWORKER Mar 1995 (v.99#3) pg. 106

Miniature dining tables (serving tables) for occasional use. Drop-leaf designs feature both rectangular and oval tops. The rectangular top (25"x10") features two legs and trestle support. The oval top (24"x18") features four legs connected with four stretchers. Reprinted from the March 1942 issue.
WOODWORKER Dec 1995 (v.99#12) pg. 100

Folding snack table. A circular top (20" diameter) is supported by two frames joined by a pair of hinges. The top lifts off and the two frames fold flat.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 36

Chinese tea table incorporates a glass top. Dimensions: 20" square, 17" high.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 38

Folding deck table (serving table) features scissor-style legs and a slatted top that divides in two when folded.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 37

Greene & Greene serving table. A classic Arts & Crafts design, this elegant silent butler was designed to set against a wall and hold warm dishes until they were served. Overall dimensions: 16"x73"x28" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.22#4) pg. 35, Insert

Tray table. Graceful stand holds two trays which can be removed for serving.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1968 (v.24#2) pg. 38

Dropleaf snack table has pivoting leg. Two leaves on this 15" diameter circular table fold down when the 4 legs are pivoted together.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 62

TV tray is easily made using blind pivot hinges ("Roto-Hinges"). Top measures 16"x24". The scissor-style legs fold up for storage.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1985 (v.41#5) pg. 2
Correction WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 30

Outdoor serving table with a slatted top folds flat for storage.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 66