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In the NPC villages, you can see tables in some of the houses.

How can I create those tables?

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Psst! Pictures! – Raven Dreamer Sep 12 '11 at 3:30
Found out it was made with a fence and pressure plate. around 1:00 – Warface Sep 12 '11 at 3:54
You could have just punched the tables and see what drops. – a cat Nov 9 '11 at 19:19
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Tables can be made by using a single fence post and then placing a pressure plate on top of it.

Craft the fence like so:


And now the pressure plate:

Pressure Plate

And here is what it should look like:

What it should look like!

Note: Pressure plates can only be placed on fences in the latest update (currently 1.8 pre-release, which is available here).

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I believe that they can be created by placing a single fence post with a wooden pressure plate on top.

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