Gate play tables can be traced back to the 17th century England and retrieves its name from its unique construction. The top of a street play table has a fixed part and one or two sections hinged on legs that swing open like gates. These to enlarge the table and close to return the table to its more compact size. Both attractive and versatile, street play tables can be used in almost any room. If your gateleg table is really an antique, change finish in any way will decrease its value. If there is a chance that your table is older than 150 years old, do not paint it. Has it been considered instead of.
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A folded street gateleg table located towards the back of the couch adds to the room for your family room. It is the perfect place for groupings of family photos and collections. Add light to throw a soft glow as you watch TV. Open one side of the table to give a place to eat. And also make a bistro feel with silverware on ready in ceramic containers next to a bunch of matching dishes and colorful napkins in a rustic basket. A simple bouquet of sunflowers adds a Tuscan mood to functional tables.
A large street gateleg table can work on your own as a dining table or provide additional seating when needed. For a formal dinner, cover both tables with the link leather and put them with your best porcelain, silverware and crystal. Center each with a bouquet of long-stemmed roses in a crystal vase flanked of losing candles in silver candlesticks. An informal affair requires runners, kubelys in ceramic candlesticks. And also bundles of dried hydrangea in vintage crocks. If extra seating is not required, fold up the gateleg table. And then place it against the wall to serve as a buffet table. Decorate it as you do the main table.