A table is a piece of furniture with a flat top resting on one or more legs. Tables come in many sizes and a variety of shapes including square, rectangular, or circular. Large dining room tables are used for eating meals, while smaller bedside table are used next to a bed to hold clocks and lamps. Tables may be made of wood, metal, plastic, glass, or some combination of materials.
Authored by AH. Last updated 2014-11-22 16:56:24.
A red summer party table with green legs is set up in a sunny backyard, ready for festivities to begin. It's quiet now, but soon this table will hold food, cutlery, glasses, and plates as the backyard fills with the sounds of partygoers.
Two wooden tables sit on a patio, which overlooks a vast meadow, mountain range, and blue skies. One table features a patio umbrella, to shade users from sun or from light rain.
A shaded, covered porch holds a variety of outdoor rocking chairs made by Amish furniture makers. The sun is filtered on to the porch, casting its glow on the handmade, detailed chairs. Several birdhouses and tables add variety to the offerings.
A modern library, furnished with wood, metal, and glass, provides the perfect sanctuary for readers. Library tables hold individual white lamps. The silence of the empty library will be replaced by a murmur when patrons arrive to read, study, or work.
A large book is open, waiting to be read, on a wooden table in a traditional library. The tables hold rows of stylish lamps, each ready to illuminate a reader's individual space. In the background, library shelving holds books on a variety of subjects.
An artistic shot of step stools lined up against the wall shows the detail and clean lines of Amish-made furniture. If you need a step stool to access a hard-to-reach place, a sturdy, handmade Amish step stool will do the job.
Childrens furniture refers to nursery furniture, toddler furniture, youth furniture, and teen furniture. It can include cribs, beds, dressers, bookcases, tables, chairs, and more.
Traditional classroom furniture includes desks, tables, and chairs, but may also include bookcases, shelves, and lecture podiums. Classroom furniture is usually constructed of wood and/or metal.
Coloring page, depicting two Christmas candles. Until colored electric lights became common, Christmas candles were often used to light Christmas trees, and they are still used to decorate tables and fireplace mantels.
Kitchens often require furniture such as tables, chairs, benches, and more. Find links to popular manufacturers of kitchen furniture with this helpful directory.
The metric system is a system of measurement that is used throughout much of the world. Learn about the metric system and find helpful links to metric prefixes and conversion tables.
A man wearing glasses runs his hands over an unfinished piece of wood, envisioning the furniture he will create. Furniture construction is an art and a science that requires the right balance of creativity, tools, and knowledge.