Richelieu offers innovative solutions that revolutionize the way we use our living and work spaces. 

At home, the kitchen remains the focal point where everyone gathers at the beginning and end of the day. With modern innovations, kitchens can now be equipped with accessories designed to make life easier for the people using them. With our extension mechanisms, woodworkers can build versatile, multipurpose furniture ready to convert into space-saving solutions. From a peninsula table and bench that hide neatly behind drawer fronts to a kitchen island that extends offering extra counter space in seconds.

Discover how our innovative solutions can help you maximize space, increase functionality, and keep things organized… without sacrificing comfort or elegance.

Table and Work Surface Extension Solutions

Richelieu offers a full line of table and work surface extension mechanisms:
  • Comprised of heavy-duty slides to be pulled out manually
  • Tops can be made from any panel or board material
  • Choose panels to either match or contrast with existing countertops
  • Some systems include a center leg for additional support

  • Use extended peninsula tables as lunch counters, for receptions, or as extra prep areas
  • When done, simply fold the top and slide it back under the counter into a drawer-size space
  • Use a hinged drawer front to hide the mechanism and keep the space looking neat and streamlined

Instant Extra Counter Space

The OPLA-TOP is a countertop extension that becomes flush with your existing countertop when pulled out.

  • Optimizes space in a small kitchen
  • Hidden in a cabinet when not in use 
  • Complete system that enables harmonization with the counter

Room for Company

No room for chairs? No problem! Use the T-BENCH:

  • Set lower to the ground
  • Includes a leg for support
  • An amazing bench that can hold up to 220 lb (99.79 kg)
  • Great for small living spaces where furniture must go the extra mile to ensure comfort and convenience

Counter Space to Spare

An easy add-on, the innovative SLIDE table mechanism is one way to boost the functionality of that all-central kitchen island.

  • Installed over the top of a kitchen island
  • Creates an elevated surface that slides diagonally to extend the countertop providing additional space as needed
  • Use this convenient extra space as additional seating for up to four people, a serving area, or a bar when entertaining
  • Can be retrofitted to an existing kitchen island