Cherelle Fournier Dining Tables July 11, 2018 21:00:27
Secret Dining Table: A couple in the woodsy foothills of Idaho built their 836 square-feet dream house out of passive solar straw bales and materials salvaged from the local landfill. This eco-house is on the small side so they’ve actually constructed a hidden dining table; it’s in point of fact sunk into the living room floor with built in seating. When not in use the space is covered up with planks.
Now these tables are not cheap but they do serve a dual purpose and the way to look at it is that you don’t have to buy a dining table as well (anything to talk yourself into it) and they do look rather special when you see them up in your dining room. But before you rush off and get one check you have the room for one add 10 ft to the table dimensions to get the ideal cueing area around the table so for a 7 ft pool diner you will need a room of 17 ft by 14 ft to allow for playing the game.
There are different methods of achieving the dining and pool transformation some tables are what you call swivel tables where the table top is literally swivelled in place to reveal the pool table area when converted to playing mode or a simple table top is supplied to cover the pool table when dining. Both are effective and the big advantage of the swivel table is that there is no table top to lift off and put back on the disadvantage of the swivel table is that there is a wood frame all around the pool table playing area so it looks like the pool table has been placed on top of the dining table.
The size of the room does not necessarily dictate whether the table should be tall or short. As a matter of fact there are very beautiful looking bar-type tables that seat two people with bar-style chairs that fit in small space. However the bar stools should still follow the same guidelines to ensure that there is enough leg room for the diners.
Dining Tables and Chairs Sizes - A spacious dining room requires large whereas small sleek dining sets can be easily accommodated in smaller dining areas. For regular family meals a four to six-seater table is appropriate for most living arrangements. However for large family get-togethers or for entertaining guests you may need extra dining space - this is where larger extendables come in which can accommodate 8 to 10 diners happily. Dining tables with removable leaves are a popular choice in a large number of modern homes. These tables can be adjusted accordingly to accommodated diners during special events. In a dining set the table and chairs are selected to match each other. However if you are buying chairs and tables separately make sure that the design color and materials of the chairs complement the table and are at an optimal dining height.
The appropriate size of the dining table comes down to two key aspects: the dimensions and shape of the room that you are planning to purchase it for and the amount of people who will be sitting and eating at the table. The kitchen or dining room that you are planning the dining table for will dictate most of the fine details that you will need to decide. The following guidelines will help you determine what type of dining table you should select for your dining space.