Who invented the Lazy Susan?

Answer The Lazy Susan is a rotating tray often used to store spices. Larger Lazy Susans serve as shelving units. According to the Los Angeles Times, there is debate as to who invented the Lazy Susan. Some... Read More »

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Who invented the lazy susan&the dumbwaiter?

When Thomas Jefferson wasn't busy founding our country, one of his countless passionate pursuits was inventing. Two of the many inventions to his credit are the dumb waiter and lazy susan. Both inv... Read More »

Who invented the lazy Susan and the dumbwaiter?

Both the dumbwaiter and the lazy Susan are attributed to Thomas Jefferson, inspired by Jefferson's insistence on privacy. Dumbwaiters with tiered shelves decreased the number of servants required f... Read More »

Lazy Susan Components?

The Lazy Susan, originally referred to as the dumbwaiter, originated no later than the 1700s and may date much farther back in Chinese culture. Current models vary in shape and size, from tradition... Read More »

How to Disassemble a Lazy Susan?

A lazy Susan uses a rotating bearing to allow one pieces of material to rotate on top of another. A lazy Susan displays more items than a standard fixed shelf and increases the storage capacity of ... Read More »