The capstan table in its original, unexpanded, form.
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When at its original size, the top is made up of six pie shaped leaves, and an outer skirt. Under this first layer lie two more layers of leaves, the first strata made up of six
The "magical" inner workings of the capstan table make it one of
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All tables are individually designed, and numbered by Handcrafted in Britain. It is a tradition DB Fletcher are very proud of. As DB Fletcher point out, the cost of the table is generally in the tens-of-thousands of pounds. They advise that the installation of this large piece of furniture must also be considered, as it is composed of a number of pieces and has a total weight of about 220 kilos (485 lbs). They will deliver anywhere in the world in a single shipment and then an installation technician, from the UK, completes the assembly on site. And in case you were wondering, they say that they have no overseas agents, showrooms or installers, nor do they currently seek any. If you want a Fletcher Capstan table you are going to have to talk to DB Fletcher.