Ever seen that crazy Fletcher Capstan table that expands to nearly double its size with a simple spin? If not, you should definitely check it out. The cost of materials varies depending on quality, but Rumschalg estimates that the total cost should be between 400 and 800 for most people. The Fletcher Capstan Table expands from a standard 6.5- or 10-foot table to one that measures anywhere between 20 to 30 feet across. Cost: Tables are customizable, and range from 50,000 to 70,000. I have long dreamed of building a capstan table for my home like DB Fletcher’s beautiful designs (google it if you aren’t familiar).
Expanding Table – For a fantastic design and space saving idea, check out the Fletcher Capstan Table. The expansion video is very cool. They are expensive pieces of furniture so one of the key purposes of the film is to make clear to potential customers why they are the price they are. In the film David Fletcher talks about the evolution of the design and explains how the tables are manufactured and assembled. Like the Fletcher Capstan table, it’s a table that increases its diameter simply by rotating the table top. Unlike the commercial offering, this one doesn’t cost as much as a car, and you can actually see the internal mechanism inside this table.
With its fine construction, the Capstan Table may also be used outdoors, whether inside or outside homes or externally, on marine decks. With only a few units of these Capstan tables produced yearly, each table easily commands a selling price of anywhere between 25,000 and 50,000. They’re nautical tables so they are able to stand up to very harsh environments. The cost surely matches this custom precision crafting and high finish quality. By Ahmed Abbas Momin The Fletcher Capstan Table is named after designer Fletcher David, its a kind of table which automatically expands from a small size to a larger one.