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Henry Feldman, New York, N. Y.
Application March 30, 1937, Serial No. 133.787
18 Claims. (Cl. 31E-164)
This invention relates to furniture. It is par
ticularly directed to a combination desk and table
and the like articles of furniture.
An object of this invention is to provide an arti
5 cle of furniture 'of the character described, which
may be used as a desk and looks like a desk, and
Fig. 11 is a front elevational view of a desk em
bodying the invention,illi1strating a still further
modified form of the invention, and with parts in
cross section ;
Fig. l2 is a cross-sectional view taken on line
I2----I2 of Fig. 11;
which may be easily converted into a table, and
when converted will provide ample room for the
knees and feet of persons sitting thereat.
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Another object of this invention is to provide a
rugged, compact and highly attractive article of
furniture of the character described, which shall
Fig. 13 is a top plan view of the desk when con
verted into a table :
Fig. 14 is a cross-sectional view taken on line
`be relatively inexpensive to manufacture, easy to
manipulate, comprise few and simple parts, and
ment of the cabinets toward each other.
Referring now in detail to the drawings, par
ticularly to Figs. 1 to 5, I0 designates an article of
i5 which shall yet be practical and eiiicient to a high
degree in use.
Other objects of this invention will in part be
obvious and in part hereinafter pointed out.
The invention accordingly consists in the fea
20 tures ci construction, combinations of elements,
and the arrangement of parts which will be ex»
empliiied ‘in the construction hereinafter de
» scribed, and of which the scope of application
will be indicated in the following claims.
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In the accompanying drawings, in which is
furniture embodying the invention, in the form
of a combination desk and table. That is, the
desk of Fig. 1 may be converted into a table as
shown in Figs. 2 and 3. My improved article oi'
furniture Ill, comprises a desk top II, to one end
I Ia of which there is flxed a vertical, narrow cen
trally located panel I2, extending down to the
floor.
The panel I2, is narrower in width than
shown one of the various possible illustrative em
bodiments of this invention,
ing base I2a, and fixed to said base is a horizon
of furniture embodying the invention, and illus
30 trating in dot-dash lines the position of various
parts when converted into a table, and with parts
in cross section;
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Fig. 2 is a top plan view of the structure `shown
in Fig. l opened for use as a table; and with parts
35 broken away and in cross-section;
Fig. t is a side elevational view of the struc
ture shown in Fig. 2;
Fig. ‘i is one end elevational view 0i' the struc
ture shown in Fig. l;
40 Fig. 5 is an elevational view of the other end
of the desk shown in Fig. l;
Fig. 6 is an elevational, cross-sectional view of
the upper portion of an article of furniture em
bodying the invention and illustrating a modi
45 fled form thereof;
Fig. 'l is an end elevational view of the struc
ture shown in Fig. 6, converted from a desk into
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.
Fig. 15 is a transverse cross-sectional view illus
trating a ball and socket means for limiting move
the desk top l I, and is centrally disposed between
the front and rear-edges of said table top. Fixed
to the bottom end of the panel I2, is a support
Fig. l is a front elevational view of an article
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Il--ìld of Fig. 13; and
a table;
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Fig. 8 is an elevational cross-sectional view of
50 the structure shown in Fig. 6, converted from a
desk into a table;
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Fig. 9 is a top plan view of the structure shown
in Fig. 3;
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Fig. l0 is a cross sectional view taken on line
5_5 III-I0 of Fig. 8;
tal board I3, disposed centrally beneath the desk
top II and somewhat narrower than panel I2.
Fixed to one end of the board I3, is a substan 30
tially square or oblong base Il. The base Il is
located beneath the other end II b of the desk
top I I, and is centrally disposed between the front
and rear edges of said desk top, and is of less
width than said desk top. The base I2a and the
base I4, may be supported on legs I2b and Ila,
respectively, or casters, or any other suitable sup
porting devices.
.
Fixed to the underside of the desk top il, is a
vertical downwardly projecting, pivot pin il. 410
The pin Il. is located centrally between the front
and rear edges of the desk top II, and directly
over the center of the base I4.
On the base i4,
and directly beneath the pin il, is a pin socket
i9. Disposed between the base i4, and the desk 45
top, is a cabinet 20 for drawers. The cabinet 2li,
has a bottom Wall 2|, a top wall 22, side walls 23
and 24, a front wall 25, and a rear wall 26. Fixed
to the top wall 22, is a socket 2l, receiving the
pivot pin I1. Attached to the under side of the 50
bottom wall 'M` of said cabinet 20, is a pin 28
journaled to the socket I9. The pins and sockets
may be of any suitable type, and serve to mount
the cabinet 20, between the base I4 and the desk
top II for pivotal movement about a `vertical axis. 55
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The length of the _cabinet from front to rear
is preferably equal substantially to the width oi'
the desk top Ii. As shown in Fig. 2 in the
drawings, width of the cabinet 20, from one side
wall to the other, is preferably greater than the
width of the base |4 from front to rear, so that
when the cabinet is rotated from the position
shown in Fig. 1, through an angle of 90°, to the
position shown in Fig. 2, said base will be inset
from the side walls 23, 24 of the cabinet, where
by the toes of persons sitting at the table may
project beneath the cabinet. The additional
room for the feet adds to the comfort of persons
sitting at the table on opposite sides of the cabi
15 net 23.
Any desirable number of drawers 3| may be
provided in the cabinet 20. The side wall 23
of the cabinet has vertical flanges 30 at the
front and rear vertical edges thereof, forming a
20 recess 33 for the purpose hereinafter appear
ing.
Pivoted to the end edge lib of the desk
top Il, is a leaf 35, normally hanging by gravity
in vertical position, as shown in Fig. 1, and being
received within said recess 33, so that the front
25 and rear edges of said leaf cannot be seen from
either the front or rear of the desk.
vertical axis, and supported on a base (not
shown), similar to the base' I4. 'I‘he other end
of member 50 may be supported by a vertical
panel 62 having a width equal to that of the
desk top. The panel 62 is pivoted by a central
pin and socket connection 63, to the middle of
one end of wall or board 5|.
The bottom of 10
said panel may also be pivotally supported by
a base (not shown) through a pin and socket
connection. The panel 62 may be turned through
an angle of 90 degrees, as shown in Fig. l of
the drawings, for the purpose hereinafter ap
pearing.
Disposed within the chamber 54 are a pair of
similar, symmetrically disposed extensible leaves
65. At the inner ends of said leaves and on op
posite sides thereof are brackets 66, carrying 20
rollers 61, disposed within the grooves 51. At
the outer ends thereof the leaves 65 have down
wardly extending flanges 68, adapted to rest,
one on the top of the cabinet 28, and the other
on the vertical panel 62, as shown in Fig. 6. 25
Hinged to the under surfaces of said leaves
65, as on hinges 10 are transverse supports 1|,
There is also pivoted to the other end edge
Ila of the desk top ||, a leaf 36, normally hang
ing by gravity in vertical position. To support
the wall 5I when the leaves are within cham
the leaf 36 in horizontal position, as shown in
ber 54.
Figs. 2 and 3, there is pivoted to the front and
rear vertical edges of the panel I2, a pair of
To convert the desk into a table, the leaves
65 are pulled out and the cabinet 20 and panel
62 are turned through angles of 90 degrees each.
As shown in Figure 8 of the drawings, one hinged
support 1| rests on the turned cabinet 20, and 35
the other hinged support rests on the turned
similar, symmetrically disposed panels 4|) and
4| hinged about the hinges 40a and 4Ia respec
tively. The panels 40 and 4| are normally in
the same plane as the panel |2. On the outer
vertical edges thereof the panels 46 and 4| have
angular outwardly extending flanges 42 and 43,
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inclined portions, and disposed adjacent the desk
top 53. The member .60 is supported at one
end by a cabinet 20, pivoted about a central,
to cover the front and rear edges of leaf 36.
To convert the desk into a table, the leaf 35
is raised to horizontal position and the cabinet
20 swung through an angle of 90 degrees, to the
position shown in Fig. 2. The cabinet 20 as
shown in Fig. 2, when swung through an angle
adapted to be disposed between said leaves and
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panel 62, to maintain the leaves in horizontal
position. When the leaves are pulled out, the
rollers 65 roll within the portions 58, 59 and 60
of the grooves 51.
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will project beyond the end | ib of the desk top ||,
to support the leaf 35. 'I'his manipulation fur
Turning of the cabinet 20 and the panel 62
provides leg and knee movement necessary for
persons to sit comfortably at the table.
The panel 62 may be of the full width of
the desk, but when turned through an angle of
90 degrees is disposed along the longitudinal
axis of the -table, and is therefore out of the
thermore provides room for the knees of per
sons sitting at the table on opposite sides of the
the table.
45 of 90 degrees, about the vertical pins l1 and 28,
50 cabinet.
At the other end ||a of the table, the
leaf 361s lifted to horizontal position, and the
panels 40, 4| swung inwardly through angles
of 93 degrees, to the position shown in Fig. 2.
In the position of Fig. 2, the panels 4o and 4|
will support the leaf 36 and will give knee room
for persons sitting on opposite sides of panel i2.
The desk is then converted into a table, and will
provide knee or leg room all around the table.
In Figs. 6 to 10 inclusive, there is illustrated
60 a combination desk and table, embodying a modi
fled form of the invention. The combination
desk and table I 0a, illustrated in said figures,
comprises a top structure 5|), including a fiat
wall 5|, to the front and rear edges of which
are fixed short, upstanding walls 52, supporting
a desk top 53. The desk top 53 is spaced from
the wall 5|, forming a chamber 54 therewith,
open at the opposite ends. The inner surfaces
of the upstanding front and rear walls 52, are
70 formed with similar aligned grooves 51. The
grooves 51 each comprises a horizontal central
portion 58 adjacent the lower wall 5|, upwardly
and outwardly inclined portions 59 at opposite
ends of said central portion, and short, horizontal
15 end portions 68 extending outwardly from said
40
way of the feet or knees of a person sitting at
To collapse the table into a desk,
the hinged supports 1| are swung upwardly ,
against the under sides of the leaves, the leaves
`are swung downwardly about the rollers 61, until
said leaves are below the desk top 53. Said
leaves may then be pushed inwardly within the
compartment 54.
It will be understood that the leaves are col
lapsed one at a, time. After the leaves are pushed
into the compartment 54, the cabinet 20, and
panel 62, may be rotated back to normal position.
It will be understood that the desks i0 and Illa 60
may be provided with cabinets at both ends each
pivoted about a vertical axis.
In Figs. 11 to 15 inclusive there is illustrated
a desk 8|) convertible into a. table and embodying
another form of the invention. The article of 65
furniture 80 comprises a horizontal rectangular
member 8| supported at the ends 8|a and 8|b by
a pair of spaced cabinets 82, provided with draw
ers 83 of any suitable construction.
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Means is provided for slidably moving the cabi
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nets 82 toward each other to the dot dash line
positions of Fig. 11. To this end the under sur
face of the member 8| is formed with a pair of
parallel slots 84, 65 adjacent the front and rear
edges 86, 81 of said member 8|, and extending 75
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substantially the entire length of said member.
Within each of the slots or grooves 84, 85 is a
vertical rail casing member 88 having a bottom
wall 88a formed with a central longitudinal slot
88h. Fixed to the top oi' each cabinet 82 are a
pair of, parallel front and rear elongated brackets
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wardly to superimposed position with respect to
member 8|, and then pulling the cabinets 82
apart.
It will thus be seen that there is provided a
80, each having an upwardly extending vertical
wall 9|, projecting above the cabinet and through
device in which the several objects of this in ci
vention are achieved, and which is well adapted
to meet the conditions of practical use.
As various possible embodiments might be
the slots 88h. The walls 8| each carry at the
made of the above invention, and as various
10 ends thereof a pair of rollers 92 disposed within
the rail casing 88 on opposite sides of slot 88h.
-Itv will now be understood that the cabinets 82
are’connected‘ to the member 8| by a roller on
rail connection. To limit the movement of the
15 cabinets -inwardly toward each other at the dot
dash line position of Fig. 11, each of the webs or
Walls 8| carries at the upper edge thereof. a
spring pressed ball assembly 85; and the top
walls 88o of the rail casings 88 are formed with
20 openings 8B into which the balls 05 will snap
when the cabinets are centrally located, with the
meeting surfaces at the midsectlon of the mem
ber 8|.
On the member 8| are a pair of superposed
table top members |00 and |0| of equal dimen
sion and similar in size to the member 8|.
The
members |00, |0| are hinged together by hinge
|02 at the rear edges thereof.
`Means is provided to permit the hinged to
gether members | 00, |0| to be slidably moved for
wardly together, for a distance equal to half the
width of the member 8|, whereby the member
|00 may then be swung open through an angle
of 180 degrees to the position shown in Figs. 13
and 14 ofthe drawings. To this end the mem»
changes might be made in the embodiments set 10
forth, it is to be understood that all matter here
in set forth or shown in the accompanying draw
ings is to be interpreted as illustrative and not
in a limiting sense.
Having thus described my invention, I claim as
new and desire to secure by Letters Patent:
i. An _article of furniture comprising a top
member, a cabinet, having drawers, supporting
one end of said top member and being substan
tially of the same dimension, from front to rear, 20
as the width of the top member, means for pivot
ally connecting the cabinet to the top member
about a vertical axis, the width of the cabinet
from side to side being less than the width of the
top member from front to rear, means to sup 25
port the other end of said top member, a leaf
connected to said top member, said cabinet being
adapted to support said leaf infhorizontal posi
tion upon rotating said cabinet about said verti
30
cal axis.
2. An article of furniture comprising a top
member, a cabinet, having drawers, supporting
one end of said top member and being substan
tially of the saine dimension, from front to rear,
as thewidth of the top member, and means for 35
pivotally connecting the cabinet to the top mem
ber 8| is formed in the upper surface thereof
with a pair of spaced parallel grooves |05 par
ber about a vertical axis, the width of the cabi
allel to the ends of member 8|, and symmetrically
Y«.'lisposed about the midsection of said member.
net from side to side being less than the width
of the top member from iront to rear, a leaf on
The grooves |05 terminate short of the front and
rear edges 86, 81 of the member di. Fixed to
the underside of the member |0| and counter
said top member adapted to be supported by said 40
cabinet upon rotating the latter about said axis,
sunk therein, are a pair of parallel guide mem
bers |01, slidably received within the grooves |05.
The members |01 are formed on the opposite
side edges thereof, with grooves |08; and metal
plates |08, fixed to the top of the member 8| and
>countersiink therein and disposed on opposite
sides of the member |071 project into the grooves
|08 to prevent lifting of the member itl off the
top of member 8|. The front ends of the mem
bers |01 are spaced from the front ends of the
and a member at the opposite end of and be
neath said top member to support the other end
of said top member, and extending to a front edge
of said top member and rotatable about a verti
cal axis to a position spaced inwardly of said
front edge and a second leaf on said top member
adapted to be supported by said rotatable member
in said spaced position thereof.
3. An article of furniture comprising a top
member, a cabinet, for drawers, supporting one
end of said top member and being substantially
slots |05 by adistance equal to half the width of
the member 0|, so as to permit the hinged to
gether members |00, |0| to be slidably moved
oi the same dimension, from front to rear, as
together forwardly for a distance~ equal to half
about a vertical axis, the width of the cabinet
from side to side being less than the width of the
top member from front to rear, means to support
the other end of said top member and a leaf
associated with said top member and movable 60
with respect thereto to form an extension of said
the width of the member 0 I, at which the position
oi' the front ends of the members |07 will contact
the stops ||0 at the front ends of said slots.
Thereafter the member |00 may be swung about
the hinge '|02 through an angle of 180 degrees
to the position shown in Figs. 13 and 14.
lit will now be understood that the article of
furniture 00 as shown in Fig. 11 is a desk with
06 cabinets at both ends. The piece of furniture
t0 may be converted into a table by moving the
cabinets 82 together, sliding members i00, |0|
forwardly, and then opening up the member |00.
.in the position shown in Figs. 13 and 14, the
cabinets 02 are spaced from all edges of the table
top |00, |0| providing ample knee or foot room
for persons sitting at the table.
The table may be reconvertedlnto a. desk by
swinging the member |00 over the top of the
75 member l0i, then pushing the two together rear
the width of the top member and means pivot
ally connecting the cabinet to the top member 55
top member, said cabinet being adapted to pro
ject beyond one end of the top member when
swung about said vertical axis through an angle
of 90 degrees, and to support said leaf in the latter 65
position thereof.
4. As an article of furniture, a desk convertible
into a table and comprising a desk top, a cabinet
supporting the desk top adjacent one end thereof
and being connected to said desk top for pivotal 70
movement about a Vertical axis, a member adja~
cent the other end of the desk top pivotable about
a vertical axis, and extensible leaves movably
connected to said desk top, adapted to be sup
ported by said cabinet and pivotable member re 75
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spectively upon rotating said cabinet and piv
otable member about said axes.
5. As an article of furniture, a combination
desk and table comprising a table top, a cabinet
supporting one end of said table top, a leaf
hinged to one end of said table top and hanging
an edge of said top member, said portionof said
cabinet in another position of said cabinet being
spaced from said edge of said top member to pro
by gravity in vertical position, said cabinet being
vide leg room for persons sitting at said article
of furniture when converted into a table, means 5
spaced from said cabinet to support the other
end of said top member, and a pair of table top
pivoted to the table top about a vertical axis and
members connected with said ñrst top member
being adapted to project beyond said end of said
10 table top upon rotating said cabinet about said
axis, whereby to support said hinged leaf when
said leaf has been lifted to horizontal position
and means to support the other end of said table
to
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ë. As an article of furniture, a combination
desk and table comprising a table top, a cabinet
supporting one end of said table top, a leaf
hinged to one .end of said table top and hanging
by gravity in vertical position, said cabinet being
20 pivoted to the table top about a vertical axis
and being adapted to project beyond said end of
said table top when said cabinet has been rotated
about said axis, whereby to support said hinged
leaf when said leaf has been lifted to horizontal
position, the other end of said table top being
supported by a central panel and panels hinged
about vertical axes to the front and rear portions
of said panel, a leaf hinged to the table top ad
jacent said other end and being adapted to be
80 supported by said pair of panels, when said last
mentioned leaf has been lifted to horizontal posi
tion and swinging said pair of panels outwardly
about their vertical pivots.
7. As an article of manufacture, a desk con
vertible into a table, comprising a top member, a
leaf slidably mounted with respect thereto and
extensible therefrom, and a member supporting
said top member and connected thereto for piv
otal movement about a vertical axis, and being
40 adapted when rotated to support said slidable
leaf when the latter is extended from said top
member.
8. As an article of manufacture, a desk con
vertible into a table comprising a top member, a
pair of cabinets supporting the opposite ends of
said top member, means for slidably connecting
said cabinets to said- top member whereby said
cabinets may be slidably moved toward the mid
dle of said top member, and a pair of hinged
50 together superposed members on said top mem
ber, one of said hinged together members being
slidably mounted on said top member.
9. As an article of furniture, a desk convertible
into a table, comprising a top member supported
55 at one end by a cabinet movable with respect to
said top member, said cabinet inA one position
thereof having a portion disposed adjacent an
edge of said top member, said portion of said
cabinet in another position of said cabinet being
00 spaced from said edge of said top member to
provide leg room for persons sitting at said article
of furniture when converted into a table, means
spaced from said cabinet to support the other end
of said top member, and a pair of table top mem
65 bers connected with said first top member and
movable relative thereto and to each other, said
table top members being movable to positions
projecting beyond other edges of said top mem
ber, said top member being supported wholly and
70 only by said cabinet and means.
10. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table, comprising a top member sup
ported at one end by a cabinet movable with re
spect to said top member, said cabinet in one posi
75 tion thereof having a portion disposed adjacent
and movable relative thereto and to each other,
said cabinet in said other position thereof being
adapted to support one of said pair of table top
members, and said means being adapted to sup
port said other of said pair of table top members.
11. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table. comprising a top member, a
cabinet supporting one end of said top member
and being disposed wholly beneath said top mem
ber and movably connected thereto, means spaced
from said cabinet to support the other end of
said top member, said cabinet in one position 20
thereof having a portion disposed adjacent an
edge of said top member, said cabinet in another
position thereof being spaced inwardly of said
edge of said top member to provide leg room for
persons sitting at said edge of said top member, 25
when said article of furniture is converted into a
table, and a leaf connected to said top member
and movable with respect thereto, said leaf being
adapted to be moved to a position projecting
beyond another edge of said top member, said 30
,top member being supported only by said cabinet
and means.
12. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table, comprising a top member, a cabi
net supporting one end of said top member and 35
being disposed wholly beneath said top member
in one of its positions, and movably connected
thereto, means spaced from said cabinet to sup-V
port the other end of said top member, said cabi
net in one position thereof having a portion/dis 40
posed adjacent an edge of said top member, said
cabinet in another position thereof being spaced
inwardly of said edge of said top member to pro
vide leg room for persons sitting at said edge of
said top member, when said article of furniture is 45
converted into a table, and a leaf connected to
said top member and movable with respect there
to, said leaf being adapted to be moved to a posi
tion projecting beyond another edge of said top
member, said cabinet being adapted to project
beyond said other edge of said top member in
said other position thereof, and said leaf being
supported in horizontal position by said cabinet
when the latter is in said other position thereof.
13. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table, comprising a top member, a
cabinet supporting one end of said top member
and being disposed wholly beneath said top mem
ber in one of its positions, and movably connected
thereto, means spaced from said cabinet to sup
port the other end of said top member, said cabi
net in one position thereof having a portion dis
posed adjacent an edge of said top member, said
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cabinet in another position thereof being spaced
inwardly of said edge of said top member to pro 65
vide leg room for persons sitting at said edge of
said top member, when said article of furniture is
converted into a table, and a leaf connected to
said top member and movable with respect there
to, said leaf being adapted to be moved to a posi
70
tion projecting beyond another edge of said top
member, said cabinet being adapted to project
beyond said other edge of said top member in
said other position thereof, and said leaf being
supported in horizontal position by said cabinet 75
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when the latter is in said other position thereof,
said cabinet being substantially of the same dl
mension from front to rear as the width of said
top member, and the width'of said cabinet from
side to side being less than the width of said top
member from front to rear.
14. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table, comprising a top member, a cabi
net supporting one end of said top member and
10 being disposed wholly beneath said top member
in one of its positions, and movably connected
thereto, means spaced from said cabinet to sup
port the other end of said top member, said cabi
net in one position thereof having a portion dis
15 posed adjacent an edge of said top member, said
cabinet in another position thereof being spaced
inwardly of said edge of said top member to pro
vide leg room for persons sitting at said edge of
said top member, when said article of furniture
20 is converted into a table, and a leaf connected
to said top member and movable with respect
thereto, said leaf being adapted to be moved to a
position projecting beyond another edge of said
top member, said cabinet being adapted to project
beyond said other edge of said top member in
said other position thereof, and said leaf being
supported in horizontal position by said cabinet
when the latter is in said other position thereof,
a second leaf movably connected to said top mem
30 ber, and means connected with the means for
supporting the other end of said top member, for
supporting said second leaf in horizontal position.
15. A desk convertible into a table, comprising
a top member, a pair of leaves hinged to th‘e ends
35 of said top member, and normally hanging there
from by gravity in vertical position, a vertical
member supporting one end of said top member,
means on said vertical member for supporting
one of said leaves in horizontal position upon
lifting said leaf to said position, a base fixed to
the lower end of said vertical member and dis
posed parallel to said top member, a cabinetv in~
terposed between said top member and base and
being connected thereto for pivotal movement
45 about a vertical axis, said cabinet being adapted
to support the other leaf in horizontal position,
when said leaf has been lifted to horizontal posi
tion and said cabinet has been rotated about its
vertical axis.
16. A desk convertible into a table, comprising
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a horizontal table top, a base below said table
top, a cabinet interposed between said table top
and base and disposed adjacent one end of said
table top, means for connecting said cabinet to
said table top and base for rotation about a ver
tical axis, a leaf movably connected to said table
top and adapted to be supported by said cabinet
in one angular position of said cabinet, and means
interconnecting said base and table top to sup
port the other end of said table top.
17. An article of furniture comprising a hori
zontal top member, a pair of vertical members
’wholly and jointly supporting said top member 10
and being movably connected thereto, each of
said vertical members in one of its positions being
disposed wholly beneath said top member and
having a portion disposed adjacent an edge por
tion of said top member and in another of its 15
positions, spaced from said edge portion of said
top member, a pair of leaves movably mounted
en said top member, and being movable relative
to one another and adapted to be moved to posi
tions projecting beyond other edge portions of 20
said table top.
18. As an article of furniture, a desk converti
ble into a table, comprising a top member, a cabi
net supporting one end of said top member and
being disposed wholly beneath said top member 25
and movably connected thereto, means spaced
from said cabinet to support the other end of
said top member, said cabinet in one position
thereof having a portion disposed adjacent one
edge portion of said top member, said cabinet in
another position thereof being spaced inwardly
of said edge portion of said top member to pro»
vide leg room for persons sitting at said edge por
tion of said top member, when said article of
furniture is converted into a table, a leaf mov
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ably connected to said top member and adapted
to be moved to a position projecting beyond a
second edge portion of said top member, said top
member being supported only by said cabinet
and means, said means being movably connected 40
_to said top member and, in one of its positions,
being disposed wholly beneath said top member
and having a portion disposed adjacent the first
edge portion of said top member, said means in
another of its positions being spaced inwardly of
said last mentioned edge portion of said top mem~
ber, and a second leaf connected to saidtop mem
ber, and movable with respect thereto and with
respect to said first leaf, said second leaf being
adapted to be moved to a position projecting be- 50
yond a third edge portion of said top member.
HENRY FELDMAN.
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