Lift Top Coffee Table IKEA – Being the centerpiece of a room, a coffee table is a very important piece of furniture. Its responsibilities are many, including, a place to put magazines, books and newspapers. It’s a place to keep food and drink while you watch your favorite Saturday afternoon TV show, or entertain guests. It doubles as a foot rest, after a long day at work, as you sit on the couch. For others, it’s just a great place to put odds and ends, including decorations.
There are times, though, when we need the versatility of a lift top coffee table IKEA. Essentially, a lift top coffee table IKEA is like a real life “transformer.” It looks like any other stylish coffee table in the middle of the room, in its normal position. But then the table top can pop up on a scissor lift mechanism, to create a usable table top surface for anyone sitting on the couch or a chair. Not only is this an excellent way to avoid spills while dining on the couch. It’s also perfect for doing paper work, playing games or using your laptop. All while sitting comfortably on your living room couch.
There are many designs and styles of lift top coffee table IKEA. They can be constructed of wood, of metal, or combinations of the two; the lift top surface is also popularly made of a durable glass! There are enough choices are out there to suit any room’s decor or any owner’s personal tastes. Many are so well design, that you would never know that it was a lift top design, when seeing it in its neutral position. The typical design has a two piece top. Each top section can lift up and out separately. Rising up to about one foot higher, these table top panels also move horizontally at the same time, to ergonomically fit over your lap as you sit. Many designs also have a storage compartment beneath the lift top. As a neat a tidy way to organize your books and magazines.