Wood Telephone Table


In the days when telephones were lashed to a short cord or hooked to the wall, for the daily dose of gossip, a person would stand or sit in one place to get the full scoop. Eventually, the telephone table and chair combination was born. We have a fun and classic collection of those very wood telephone tables for the old days, that can still be relevant for today's uses.

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Wood telephone table gossip bench

Wood telephone table gossip bench

Today, having a landline phone is already rare, but it is still worth having a stylish and timeless wood telephone table at home. This one made of warm maple wood has a single chair connected directly with a half-round, shelf containing an internal table.

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Vintage gossip bench telephone table

Vintage gossip bench telephone table

A vintage telephone table and bench in one of green-painted wood. It has tapered legs, an H-stretcher, a top with a curved edge, a niche underneath. A seat is covered in fabric with a colourful pattern. A back features an X-inlay of 2 bowed slats.

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Wood telephone table 1

Retro solutions are sometimes the best ones. Vintage furniture like this telephone table makes for a stunning furnishing even in today's interiors. This wooden piece features a table, closable cabinet and drawer.

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Vintage gossip chair telephone table

Vintage gossip chair telephone table

Vintage telephone table with built-in chair; called gossip chair, as one can pick up the phone and chat for hours sitting on the chair that's just right there. This particular table & chair combo was painted turquoise blue. Nice.

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Antique gossip bench phone table

Incredibly unique and vintage raised telephone table constructed from manufactured wood for extra longevity. The piece is finished in dark walnut and features a large open shelf at the bottom and a single drawer at the top for extra storage space in your living room or home office.

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Reserved jham gossip bench telephone

Reserved jham gossip bench telephone

The lovely and lush green wooden telephone table is an excellent way to get a tasteful interior design. Beautiful design on slender legs and interesting details create an interesting piece in vintage design.

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Telephone table with seat

Tasteful end table made of wood and fitted with seating. Legs are arranged conically. Includes table lamp and drawer for storing personal items. Application in all kinds of interiors according to taste.

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Wood telephone table

A convenient helper while watching favorite movie flicks, this small side table comes with a built-in magazine rack, and a tray on top for placing your remote control. The table is made of hardwood, with curved metal legs, and a wood handle for easy carrying.

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Unfinished Wood Telephone Table

Unfinished Wood Telephone Table

Unfinished table which match perfectly as telephone table thanks to it's height and storage space. This furniture was made basically from parawood. This is a furniture which can be painted and modified because it's unfinished.

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Antique telephone chair

A lovely combination of stylish side table and arched bench, that will drown your room in vintage elegance. The telephone table includes 1 smooth top, 1 curved armrest, 1 open shelf, turned legs, and a cushioned seat and back.

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A wood telephone table could be part of your added productivity plan. By placing the phone away from your desk, you are less likely to answer it during your working hours. This can be especially important for people who work at home. By letting the answering machine take your calls, and muting the volume, you can keep your inspiration flow going and still get all your important calls. A telephone table can also be positioned in a hallway or other shared area so that in a household where only one phone is available it can be shared by all.

A telephone table is almost becoming an anachronism as more and more people are moving toward personal phones instead of one central house phone. Even so, a telephone table can be a handy furnishing. It can be used as a plant stand, as a small desk or as a support for a three-dimensional work of art. It can be a place to put your phone – even if it is your personal one – along with a charging station. Or it can be the central location for all the family phones when they are not in use.

Unfinished Telephone Table

A simple telephone table usually consists of a square table top surface that is about eight to ten inches wide and deep. A small drawer is right under the table surface, making a handy place to keep a telephone directory. The unfinished stand can be stained, painted or left its natural color. If the latter is chosen, it can either be coated with a sealer to preserve the natural blond color of the wood, or it can be allowed to slowly weather to a soft grey.

An Elegant Telephone Table

The basic telephone table theme can be expanded to create a beautiful piece of furniture, not unlike Louis XIV style, with the slender legs and the graceful body. With that said, the design still preserves the small table top, but instead of the single drawer beneath the top of the table, there is an open space where an ornament can be placed. Three small drawers at the bottom allow for a collection of phone books to be stored.

The Hall Secretary Telephone Table

This is a truly beautiful piece of furniture. Shaped to resemble a small secretary desk, it has a decorative lip at the back of the top shelf, a small drawer under the shelf and then the primary table top. On either end of the table, there are compartments with lift-up lids, just right for small things such as a notepad and pen, postage stamps, and envelopes. Beneath the lower table top is a wider drawer that could conceal a phone directory or stationery. The legs are unbraced and there is no lower shelf. A small chair could easily be teamed with this table, making it a desk or workstation.

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Painted wood telephone table rustic side tables and accent tables

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Gossip bench phone table

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My grandmother had a gossip bench your phone was placed

Dark wood and bright upholstery make this telephone desk a charming addition to any hall or room. Once known as a ‘gossip bench’, this little table is perfect for sitting down with your phone and chattering or texting away.

International Concepts Unfinished Wood Telephone Table

International Concepts Unfinished Wood Telephone Table

It is a small table created for functional purposes. The product can be used to display decorations, but it can also play the role of a telephone table. This table is made of unfinished wood and it includes a storage drawer and a lower shelf.

Vintage telephone stand

High-end telephone table with a chair attached for comfort as you speak on the phone. The chair is in fact slightly padded. The entire piece is constructed from wood and comes in a superb glossed dark brown finish that will completely fit into your living room.

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Old telephone table

Incredible and highly compact telephone table with two large storage shelves at the bottom and a big enough countertop for your phone. The table comes with its original natural wood grain, making it easier to customize it with your own colors or just leave it that way for authenticity.

Vintage telephone table

Designed in the 1950's, this side table is a fancy work of old-fashioned art, boasting of clean lines and sleek silhouette. Crafted of durable wood and covered in two-toned oak and light oak finish, the side table has 1 end table placed on its top, and rests on tapered legs.

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Telephone table vintage

An antique telephone table of black-painted wood. It has turned legs and stretchers, a rectangular top with wavy aprons and features the second smaller top which is square and rests on turned rods, curved front supports and a full back panel.

Telephone chair

A lovely wood telephone table with a chair built into the structure is a great combination of attractive design and functionality. Beautiful coloring in the red and soft seat cushion make a great combination.

Antique phone table

Outright vintage inspirations are the well-founded basis of this wood telephone table. Lovable dowel base comes with open storage bottom shelf and a cubic closable cabinet, plus conveniently padded side seat.

Modern telephone table with seat

Musing on the front hall solutions. Having decided we won't build a coat rack and storage cubbies - smaller sounds like a solution. A seat for pulling on boots, drawers for extra keys and sun glasses. Table top for a vase of summer flowers. Mid Century

Antique phone chair

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