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xx   TABLE

Wall-mounted storage unit has cubicles to hold bar supplies and a fold-down table for dining or serving.
APARTMENT LIFE Jun 1978 (v.10#6) pg. 54

Living room converts for parties. Includes instructions for building a hard-surface dance floor, decorative light boxes, fold-down table, and window valance.
APARTMENT LIFE Jan 1980 (v.12#1) pg. 57

How to build a wall-mounted worktable that folds up and out of the way when not in use.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 4A

Photo shows wall mounted table in a laundry room which features a second top that can swing down from the wall to provide workspace for a second activity without clearing off the first table top.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 64

How to build a three-legged collapsible table. Top is triangular. Legs protrude through corner holes and are joined together in tripod fashion with screw eyes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 28

Richly framed wall mirror (48"x26") drops-down to form a 25"x44" work table and reveals a large bulletin board and storage pockets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1983 (v.61#6) pg. 18

Roll-around cart opens up to form a small dining table suitable for 4 people. Four large storage drawers occupy the base. Overall dimensions: 30"x29"x18". Made of plywood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1984 (v.62#10) pg. 132

Knockdown plywood table, 30"x36"x30" high, is made from five rectangles of plywood and piano hinges. Est. cost: $56.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 23, 32

Folding worktable made from particle board is fastened to the wall along one edge. Front legs are pre-threaded plumbing pipes screwed into pipe flanges.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Jan 1998 (v.28#1) pg. 82

Fold-away elephant wall decoration lowers to become a table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #88 Oct 1965 (v.15#5) pg. 32

A perforated hardboard storage rack and fold-down table, both attached to the inside of a closet door, provide a convenient work center for laundry, sewing, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #105 Aug 1968 (v.18#4) pg. 24

Swing-down table for a tight kitchen. Booth built around a refrigerator has a recessed message center for telephone and cork board. Outside wall of booth has a decorative swing-down table that protrudes only 3" when upright and looks like a modern wall decoration. Swung down, the table can accommodate four people.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 38

Portable folding table has a 36"x28" top and seats four.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #210 Jul-Aug 1980 (v.30#6) pg. 32

Fold-down wall table. Semi-circular table (35" diameter") is made from particleboard covered with laminate and attached to a wall. A swing-out arm supports the top when open.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 84

Slotted plywood panels fit together to form an X-shaped base which supports a square top.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 82

Wordless Workshop suggests how to make a portable table for camping that also serves as a tote for supplies.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 132

Decorative, free-form living room table is routed from a warped, irregularly shaped plank. Table features legs which fold up for storage.
FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 63

Retracting shop table is made from an old flush door and stores against a wall when not in use.
FINE WOODWORKING #127 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 36

Sturdy utility table dismantles for storage.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 58

Tables for every setting. Three tables designed especially for the first-time woodworker. Each has a 42"x42" square top. (1) Foldable scissor-leg table. (2) Gusset-leg table. (3) Pedestal table.
HOME MECHANIX #712 Aug 1987 (v.83) pg. 48

Artful tables. Three wall-hung tables which fold down when not needed. (1) Writing desk with a 40" semi-circular top. (2) Drawing table with a 32"x40" top. (3) Child's desk with an 18"x34" top and painted to look like a playhouse.
HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 78

Easy-to-build wallpapering table. Plywood top (72"x24") with folding legs. Features a built-in aluminum cutting strip.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 74

Tip: Collapsible frames are used as legs to convert flush (panel) doors into temporary tables.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #522 Apr 1981 pg. 29

Murphy table. A desk or worktable that folds down from a wall and is supported by a swing-down leg. When table is folded up into it's cabinet on the wall it looks like a picture in a thick frame.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #614 Jul 1979 (v.75) pg. 78

Decorative wall-mounted shadow box with a large frame folds out to form a wall-attached dining table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1965 (v.123#1) pg. 160

Swing-down patio table. A 3x6-ft. table is hinged to the wall so that it can fold up for storage. Three wooden benches provide seating.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1967 (v.128#2) pg. 132

Six kitchen accessories built from pine. Most incorporate some slatted and/or grid construction. (1) Utensil and spice rack. (2) Cookbook rack. (3) Serving tray with dividers to keep glasses from spilling. (4) Folding table. Top measures 18"x60". (5) Wall-hung rack for pots. (6) Wall-hung rack for mugs (cups).
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1985 (v.162#3) pg. 118

Fold-down wooden table is attached to a wall. When not in use, a decorative wall hanging hides the folded table's underside. Top measures 36"x60".
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1986 (v.163#3) pg. 118

Take-down table made from a solid slab door, pipe flanges, and pipe legs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1966 (v.188#1) pg. 132

Secret cupboards. Large painting (picture) serves as the leg of a fold-down work table. Also includes ideas for secret storage in the bases of furniture.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1967 (v.190#2) pg. 160

Fold-down table is designed to support a baby's plastic bathtub.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1970 (v.197#4) pg. 141

Party furniture built from one sheet of plywood is completely collapsible for storage.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1971 (v.198#4) pg. 108

Part of the wainscoting of a dining room is actually a wall-mounted folding table that can be lifted up to become a serving buffet.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1975 (v.207#4) pg. 144

Attached to the back of a closet door, this fold-down table and storage shelves unit is made from just one sheet of plywood. Use as a hobby center, sewing center, craft center, projection center, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1977 (v.210#1) pg. 102

How to create your own folding tables from a variety of folding-leg hardware.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1977 (v.211#4) pg. 146

Store-flat table can serve as a formal dining table or handy buffet for parties. The tapered table top is 87" long and 40" wide in the middle, tapering to 32" wide at each end. Built from 1 sheet of plywood. Design is a winner in the 2nd annual Plywood Project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1978 (v.213#2) pg. 104

Hollow-core interior door or sliding closet door is modified so that a panel can fold down to become a light-duty worktable.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1987 (v.230#1) pg. 110

Flex that space. Make a room do double duty. Ideas include a fold-down table hinged to a wall, furniture that does double duty, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1987 (v.2#9) pg. 34

Wall unit consists of three separate units built from 3/4" pine which are combined into a wall of adjustable bookshelves with Early American styling. A fold-out dining table is concealed behind frame-and-panel doors.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 100

Knock-down worktable (48"x32"x40" high) is cut from a single sheet of plywood.
SHOPNOTES #35 Sep 1997 (v.6) pg. 4

Photo shows how a wall mounted table can be made from a pair of 24" folding shelf brackets and a plywood top. Table folds down against the wall when not needed.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 102

Tip: Three roomy work tables that attach to the wall and swing or fold up out of the way.
SUNSET Jan 1981 (v.166#1) pg. 78

Tip: Tabletop, 24" wide by 42" long, folds down on one leg as a laundryroom worktable. When not in use, it folds flat against the wall.
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 132

Fold-down guest bed (41"x77") and a large wall-hung fold-down work table are combined in the same unit. A movable pedestal supports whichever unit is in use.
SUNSET Jan 1990 (v.184#1) pg. 78

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

Oak folding table with circular slatted top (38" diameter). Complements folding chair featured in May 1996 issue.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #52 Jul 1996 (v.9#4) pg. 6

Lightweight folding work table is made from an ironing board.
WOODTURNING #55 Sep 1997 pg. 76

Storage and dining unit in pine. Combining a fold-away dining table with cupboards and shelving into a single pine wall unit.
WOODWORKER #1068 Nov 1982 (v.86) pg. 737

Two contrasting folding tables typical of country furniture in the Netherlands. (1) 18th century gate-leg style drop-leaf table. (2) Middle ages Gelderland folding oak table with a tripod-style base and a circular top.
WOODWORKER Nov 1987 (v.91#11) pg. 986

Fall-flap wall table. Folding table (36"x18") attaches to a wall and folds flat against wall for storage. Reprinted from April 1945 issue.
WOODWORKER Apr 1995 (v.99#4) pg. 106

Sawhorse table. Oak table top measuring 72"x36" is supported by two decorative oak sawhorses which fold flat for storage.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 32

Built-in dining room features a wall of cabinets and a disappearing dining table.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1964 (v.20#1) pg. 18

Large work table is made by attaching folding wooden legs to a flush door.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1967 (v.23#1) pg. 10

Sewing/utility table has folding legs. Patterned after a forerunner of the folding card table, this 1890-1910 design has a 40"x18" top and four lathe-turned legs.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1982 (v.38#5) pg. 18

Knock-down plywood table has a slot-together X-shaped base supporting a removable tray (11"x17") with a glass top.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1994 (v.50#2) pg. 60