For informal meals or intimate dinners, there’s an eating nook that fits your kitchen and suits your family.
Synopsis: A booth is the ideal arrangement for both casual meals and intimate dining. Author Roe A. Osborn shares tips for designing cozy, comfortable breakfast booths, covering everything from seat-back angles to table widths to cushion thicknesses. Plans for several different booth configurations are offered, too. Then, as a bonus, veteran woodworker John White teaches, step-by-step, how to build a Craftsman-inspired breakfast booth.
When I walk into a restaurant and I’m offered the choice of sitting at a table or a booth, I always choose the booth. Booths lend a feeling of informality to a meal, along with an element of fun. A booth can also seem like a private room for more-intimate dining.
A breakfast nook can create that same feeling at home. Nooks are typically carved from spaces too small for a conventional table and chairs. Just like in your favorite family-style eatery, a booth can add…