Cherelle Fournier Dining Tables June 01, 2018 23:08:01
Height of the Table - While most dining tables are about 30 inches in height some will vary depending on style. Chairs that are made to accompany dining tables normally span an average of 18 inches from the seat down to the floor. Pay attention to these heights because you want to allow ample room for people’s legs when they are sitting at you dining table. Generally there should be about 12 inches allowance between the bottom of the tabletop and the top of the seat.
Round Glass Table: Glass tables aren’t just for the living room or nightstand any longer. With a designer base e.g. the Mensa table with its birch plywood pattern reflecting a hanging pendant the focus will be on the immaculate design. It’s another case of form and function.
Choosing a table that is appropriate for the dining room is not so easy. With the plethora of designs one gets perplexed as to which one is the best. Well here you should first consider the size of the dining room is it small or big enough to accommodate a large table? Size of the family of course matters when it comes to choosing the table and here you will have to consider how many people will be seated at the table in one go.
Suspended Dining Table: This is sort of a concept piece but it works well for the more avant- garde minded. A suspended dining table hangs from the ceiling; rather than having legs it has wires. The setup is more difficult than your average table but this does give your place some edge.
Keep in mind that the table should be in proportion to your dining room size. Since you are the host it is important for you guests to sit comfortably and have free space to walk around. Try to leave a maximum of 42 to 48 inches and a minimum of 36 inches between your tables and the walls. About two feet of eating space is required for a person to eat comfortably. When sitting at the table try to have at least 30 to 36 inches from your knee to the back of the chair.
Another solution to the height problem is having a rise and fall mechanism to elevate the table when in pool playing mode and let it fall again for dining. This is very common in the snooker dining table as well. This does add somewhat to the cost however.