|Re: Dining room tables||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Joanie Connors (jvcphdgmail.com)|
|Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 06:48:59 -0800 (PST)|
Many restaurants I go to now have smaller square tables that they pull together for larger groups. Would that not work? On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 7:25 AM Sharon Villines via Cohousing-L < cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > > On Nov 19, 2019, at 12:33 AM, Linda Hobbet <coho [at] lindahobbet.com> > > wrote: > > > > We are researching tables for our dining room. I imagine have similar > criteria: > > > > 1) Collapse, stack, and/or fold-up so they take as little space as > possible when we want to use the dining room for something else, like > dancing, a performance, etc. > > 2) Easy to move around. > > 3) Well-made so they last a long time. > > 4) Affordable. > > 5) Healthy (glues and finishes, etc) and environmentally sustainable. > > 6) Good-looking. > > > > What is your community using and what are the pros and cons. > > This is the Jimmy Hoffa question of Cohousing. Anyone who can design a > table that meets all these needs would be famous! Think “Big Book Deal" — > well, not exactly but big table orders. We’ve been looking for 15 years. > > We have tables that are very nice and sturdy and fold up, but each one > weighs over 100 lbs and it takes two to safely fold them up and transfer > them to a rolling cart to clear the room. > > No one wants to use tablecloths in our open multi-use room. We wouldn’t be > happy with less sturdy tables. They have to fold, although I must say that > they have not been folded and cleared out for sometime. A lot of us just > got tired of moving them. Aluminum is the perfect solution but it’s metal > and not cozy feeling. > > Let us know when you find them, or create them! > > Sharon > —— > Sharon Villines Washignton DC > Takoma Village Cohousing > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
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