Butterfly Leaf Dining Tables offer convenient expansion in small kitchens or dining rooms. The expansion leaves self-store and fold away when not in use.
Solid wood butterfly leaf dining tables offer convenient expansion in the kitchen or dining room. The clever butterfly leaf is used to lengthen these dining room, kitchen and breakfast tables that are Amish handcrafted from solid wood to order.
French Country appeal and Amish craftsmanship go hand in hand for the Lapeer Pedestal Butterfly Table in a gorgeous two tone hand-applied finish.
This rectangular Abbey Court Butterfly Trestle Table evokes old world charm with reeded legs and a center stretcher. The table is shown in Brown Maple.
When you invest in a Ladue Butterfly Leaf Cabinet Table, you combine the ability to expand with clever storage potential for your kitchen or dining space.
This 48-inch round charmer opens on geared expansion slides to accept a self-storing leaf. Each Mecosta Butterfly Leaf Table is handmade in the USA.
Supported by a turned pedestal column, the handmade Royal Dornoch Butterfly Leaf Table's round top is standard with a bevel edge and steambent apron.
Personalized by your hardwood, finish, and knob selections, the Ricci Butterfly Leaf Cabinet Table will become a one of a kind heirloom at your direction.
This modern beauty is available in a number of hardwoods and six expanding top sizes. A Ricci Butterfly Leaf Trestle Table enriches your space in modern style.
A transitional table with optional two tone finish, the Knox County Butterfly Bar Table is an ideal anchor for the breakfast nook or informal dining space.
A round, formal dining table with self-storing leaf. Customize a Montalban Butterfly Leaf Table in your favorite hardwood and multi-step finish combination.
Shop a 48, 54, or 60 inch single pedestal dining table with butterfly leaf. The round Raphael Butterfly Leaf Table features a classic pedestal with handcrafted
Made exclusively of the solid American hardwood you choose, this Barrow Butterfly Leaf Pub Table boasts a one inch thick table top and an array of custom option
Contemporary and well-made, the Oscoda Butterfly Leaf Table effortlessly expands with one or two self-storing leafs. Order online at Countryside Amish.
Not your typical butterfly design, our Livonia Butterfly Leaf Bar Table has a streamlined skirt and angular legs. The table is offered at counter or bar height.
Entertain with a custom Strongsville Butterfly Leaf Bar Table from Countryside. This round pedestal table is offered at counter or gathering bar height.
Invest in a solid wood Parron Butterfly Leaf Leg Table with self-storing leaf. This classic dining table is standard with a radius corner top profile.
Featuring an 18-inch, fold-out butterfly leaf, this rectangular kitchen table expands at a moments notice. Customize a Kenton Mill Butterfly Leaf Table.
An Amish dining table that self stores expansion leaves. Customize a mission inspired Arroyo Butterfly Leaf Dining Table with Countryside Amish online.
A detailed, arched trestle supports a hardwood table top with waterfall edge. Each Rock Hacienda Butterfly Leaf Table is handmade by experienced Amish artisans.
- What is a butterfly leaf table?
A butterfly leaf table is an expandable dining table that expands with a self-storing leaf. This popular expansion design typically has a leaf (for leg tables), or two leaves (for trestle and pedestal tables) in the center. A butterfly leaf is named because when it is being "opened' into place, it appears to have wings like a butterfly. A butterfly leaf table can take almost any overall shape, but the most common are rectangular or circular. Our solid wood butterfly leaf is normally around 18 inches wide, and hinges in the middle. You can simply pull the ends of the table top out, revealing a gap in the center where the leaf is stored.
- How does a butterfly leaf table work?
A center seam allows the leaf to fold and stack to slide under the table top for storage. Our Amish artisans have perfected the mechanism of the leaf and also minimized the space required making it virtually invisible beneath your table top. When installing the leaf for use, one need only to separate the table top by pulling the ends apart, then lift the top half of the leaf to open and the mechanism allows the leaf to rise into place. Finally, push the ends of the table back together so that the leaf secures snugly on either side. Now you have two extra spaces at your Amish dinner table.
- How do you open a butterfly leaf table properly?
- Pull table apart (it may be sticky for the first few times)
- Take hold of the leaf (both halves)
- Swing up out of table
- Flip open the leaf skirts
- Unfold the other half
- Line up pins and close table
Thanks to geared, equalized slides, butterfly leaf tables are easy to open. When you are ready to extend the table, just pull on one end and a gap will widen in the middle where the leaf can be opened into place. Pull the butterfly leaf slightly out to one side and then up; the leaf should swing naturally out and up. Once the leaf is completely out from under the table, open the butterfly leaf (the two halves should open like butterfly wings and flatten). Lastly, slide the end of the table back into place, toward the center of the table to create one large. Cohesive tabletop.
- How do I know if a butterfly leaf table is the right option for my space?
Also known as expandable tables, butterfly leaf tables can be reduced in size to fit a small dining room, but then expanded to handle extra guests when the need arises. These essential tables are built for both function and beauty and are also offered in varying designs including leg tables, trestles, and double pedestals. Butterfly leaf tables are easy to work and look just as beautiful as any other solid wood, Amish made dining table. A butterfly folding table is a good choice if you do not have additional space to store your extensions, as one or more of the leaves self-store under the table top.
Build a stunning dining area around a beautiful butterfly leaf dining table from Countryside Amish Furniture. These butterfly leaf tables are built with heirloom-quality techniques and solid American hardwood to enhance your home for years to come. Our Amish made pedestal, trestle, and leg tables accept one or two butterfly leaves, which conveniently self-store within the table. Choose from a selection of small or large tables to find the butterfly leaf table that beautifully fits your home and your lifestyle.