Making a Space Saving Kitchen Table

Does anyone have an idea or instructions for making a space saving kitchen table that attaches to a windowsill, maybe folding under the window?

By nicksmom124 from Fayetteville, NC



June 6, 20090 found this helpful

Hi Nicksmom! Another Fayetteville-ian here! LOL

Anyway, Go to a lumber yard and pick up a board approximately the size you want your table to be. Bring it home and sand it, trim it out with a router, paint or stain it, and do whatever you have in mind for it.

When it's all ready, get an extra heavy duty piano hinge (I think Lowe's or Home Depot carry them) in the length that you need to attach it to the wall.

To hold it up when it's in use, take a 2"x2" board of the right height. Take it home and sand, stain, whatever to it.

Here comes a choice. This is what I did one time. I took small pieced of 1/4 round molding--cut to make a square "frame" around the top of the 2x2. This makes a frame to hold it in place. On the bottom depending on the type flooring it will be on, you might want to attach a small piece of that rubber for lining shelves so it doesn't slide.

I did this in a mobile home once when I had no place to put a kitchen table. Worked great for me and my 2 small kids at the time!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Make Your Own FurnitureJune 4, 2009
Table Runner
Making a Table Runner
White changing table with drawers below.
Uses for a Baby Changing Table
Large Kitchen Fire
Preventing Kitchen Fires
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 25, 2016 at 9:35:39 AM on in 4 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!