How To Choose The Perfect Puzzle Table?

There are several aspects to consider - spinner, cover, tilting, legs etc. We'll explain everything you need to know!

9 months ago   •   3 min read

By Mia

Choosing the right puzzle table with drawers can be a bit of a daunting task - there are so many different factors to consider! But don't worry, we're here to help. In this post, we'll walk you through everything you need to know in order to pick the perfect puzzle table for your needs. Keep reading to learn more.


Drawers are certainly a must on a puzzle table! You can store all sorts of things there, but mostly it's used for storing the pieces of the puzzle. Or some candy hidden from the kids...

So anyhow, you can put puzzle pieces in the drawer - if you need to take a break you do not have to leave them laying around. You could also use the drawers to help put the puzzle together easier.

For example, if you are making a Superman puzzle and you keep coming across red and blue pieces that are clearly him, each time you come across one you can put it in a certain drawer.

Spinner For Rotating The Table

The ability to rotate the table is something that might rule out some other features like having the legs on the table. That's because usually the spinning is implemented using what some manufacturers call "The Lazy Susan".

It's a round part that is placed between the working surface (like your kitchen table) and the puzzle table. So the puzzle table stands freely on top of this part and it allows the table to be spun around if needed. This is handy especially if you're working on bigger puzzles.

Table Cover

Do you have cats? Cats just love all the "special arrangements" you make on tables, so having a puzzle on a dinner table is so much fun in their opinion! What you then wind up doing is covering the puzzle with something like a towel. And quite often your furry friends are going to see that as a really nice soft place to take their afternoon beauty naps...

Having a puzzle table with a cover is going to solve all that (poor cats...). So you can cover up the puzzle, and some puzzle tables even have the possibility to carry the puzzle table with the puzzle inside!

Tilting The Table

Tilting the puzzle table

This feature is really helpful since the far end of the puzzle will be closer to you, and you don't need to lean down that much. This reduces the neck or back strain quite a bit actually!

Some puzzle tables have the ability to lift the table up from one end for example into a 20-degrees angle, and some have even multiple angles.

With Or Without Legs?

Well, this depends on your needs. Some puzzle tables have long legs and you can actually place them directly on the floor i.e. no other table or surface is needed. So if you want to place your puzzle table freely, this would be the way to go.

Some puzzle tables have short legs, so you can lift them up if you need. You could also use the table on the sofa or in the bed - how convenient is that!

But most of the time, people actually do have some dinner or coffee table that they can use, and in that case, a puzzle table without legs would be just fine.

Handle For Carrying

Some puzzle tables have a handle on the side that allows you to easily move the puzzle table around. That's especially cool if it holds the puzzle inside so that you can move it around, and then continue your puzzling when you're ready to continue.


Picking the perfect puzzle table for your needs can be a daunting task. However, by considering various features such as drawers for storage, a spinner for rotating the table, a cover for protecting puzzles from cats and other messes, tilting capabilities, and handles for easy portability; you can narrow down the options and find the table that best meets your needs.

With careful consideration, you can ensure that your puzzle table is a perfect fit and makes puzzling as enjoyable and convenient as possible.

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