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Build The Perfect Dept 56 Display Table 

Dear Fellow Department 56 Collector: 

Christmas time is the part of the year that we all love for one reason(s) or another. 

Now we won’t go into all the reasons why this season is loved so much, but if you are reading this, one of the reasons you probably like Christmas is because it is the time of the year that you can get out your wonderful collection of Dept 56 houses and display them.

Yes, us collectors can’t wait to start building our displays. Some of us start contemplating our displays back in September already.

But, I would venture to guess, that the biggest complaint that Dept 56 collectors have, at Christmas time, is ...

where, or on what, are they going to display their collections on.

If you are like our household, my husband will start complaining about lugging the 4 x 8 sheet of plywood (or whatever wood it is) out to our den. Then he has to go out to his shop and bring the sawhorses in to set them on. Then since they aren’t all the same height, he has to level them before he can hoist that 70 pound piece of wood up on the horses.

Some years I don’t use the 4 x 8 sheet for displaying my collections. In those years I will use every available shelf, end table, or TV cabinet for my houses and then sometimes I even have some houses left over.

Basically after about 25 years of collecting I am getting a little tired of my limited choices for my displays.

So this year I asked my husband to build me a display table – but not just any display table. 

It had to meet my specific demands.

Here were my demands:

  • It had to be portable. No more carrying around heavy pieces of wood in which he would almost kill himself doing.
  • It had to be easy to store. Tables with legs are a real pain to store. Using sawhorses were just as bad, and hiding a big 4 x 8 sheet of wood behind boxes is not easy to do.
  • It had to be sturdy. I didn’t want to place my valuable houses on something that could possibly cave in or break.
  • It had to be versatile. I didn’t want to be back in the same position in a few years from now when my choices would be the same as they have been -- only now I have one more table to use.
  • It had to be cheap (rather inexpensive). As with most of the things I use in my displays, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on it.

And lastly,

  • It had to be able to hold my backgrounds if I wanted to put one up. And, if I didn’t want a background with one my displays, I didn’t want to see anything which would distract from my precious houses.

After explaining my list of demands to him, all he could say was ......
             Okay, Tutz, whatever you want!

Needless to say, my sweet darling came through and met every one of my demands.
  • Basically, he took a 4 x 8 sheet of wood and cut it so that it is easy to carry and easy to store.
  • He used some very common and very sturdy  things for the legs and made it such that it can be completely disassembled (which again helps with the handling and storage of it.)
  • It certainly was sturdy. He proved it by laying on it and it didn’t budge one inch.
  • It was also versatile. He showed how you can place the tables such that you have over 20 different combinations. This means over the next 20 years, whether I feel like putting up a small display or a big display, I can use something different each year. The other good thing is that I can put my displays in different rooms now, too!
  • He spent as little money as he could on it. The most expensive item he bought was the 4 x 8 sheet of wood. Everything else he had to buy multiples of and most of them were under a couple of dollars or so.
  • Lastly, he had my frame for my backgrounds, so depending on my display, I can put them up or not, and you’d never know the difference if there was a support there or not.
After he got done building the tables I told him my last request was ...

for him to write down how he did everything so that my fellow collectors could have the same wonderful tables for themselves.

Now if you or your spouse wants to build these tables, it really is not that difficult. Anyone with some basic wood working skills can do it. The only tools you will need are a drill and saw. If you have more power tools, that would help, but it is not necessary.

His final instructions are pretty good. They are full of details and pictures – probably more then you need.

Here is a photo of one of the tables with my background and skirt. 

Dept 56 display table

Here is the empty table with my first background -
waiting for the houses!!

Dept 56 Table Display

Here is the complete set-up!

This picture above was taken after I was all done setting up my houses. Believe it or not, this was taken at night with all the lights out. However, with the camera flash it looks like daytime.

The only reason I mention this is because I have a string of white Christmas lights in the sky behind the backdrop. Here is another photo where I try and get the "stars" showing through.

Dept 56 Night Display

Here is the night time starry sky!

If you would like to see a video of how I first set up and planned my display - using my brand new and wonderful table - just watch the following video. Then if you want to watch more tutorial videos on how to set up your display, hide the cords, place  your trees and so on, visit Dept 56 Display videos.

Here is the video of the start of my first display using my brand new table

If you want to build this, or have built for you, what I think is the perfect Dept 56 display table, you can have the plans in a few short minutes, and you can have it for the introductory price of $10.

(The link to download this PDF ebook will be sent to you immediately after the payment clears - ClickBank - the processor of the transactions.)

So get your plans now – you’ll save some money and you’ll get an earlier start on building the tables.

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We sell an e-book entitled Display Tips for Your Collectible Houses which gives you over a hundred tips and ideas on setting up your displays

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We also sell an ebook entitled Displaying Your Collectible Houses - Display By Numbers  which gives you actual, detailed plans on how to set up wonderful displays

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Thank you for reading and Happy Collecting!!

I guess that just about says it all, ……so

Happy collecting!!!


Elizabeth Dinger

P.S. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your e-book, just let us know and we will gladly refund your money.

P.P.S. If you are just beginning to collect Dept 56  houses, maybe you are in the need for some tips on how to improve the looks of your display. My Display Tips for Your Collectible Houses will explain how to arrange your houses in eye-catching ways and also how to add a little whimsy. You will also learn much about placing your houses, your cords, your snow and much more

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 P.P.P.S.  If you feel "display" challenged and are at a loss for new display ideas, please visit our other auction on How To Display Your Collectible Houses. We call it "Displays By Number". With it you get 20 detailed diagrams on how to build beautiful and memorable displays.

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