What is the average table leg length?

What is the average table leg length?

Normally somewhere between 26” and 29” tall, desk height table legs paired with a 1″ or 1-1/2″ thick top should put your finished tabletop surface between 27″ and 30″ tall. These legs are ideal for any desk or table where the user is seated in a standard chair.

How wide should legs be on a table?

Dining table legs are 29″, which leaves about an inch for top thickness. If you’re planning on a top thicker than one inch, you can shorten the 29″ legs to maintain a finished height of 30″. The apron boards that connect the table legs to form the base are generally about ¾” thick and 4″ wide.

How tall should end table legs be?

Choose your leg height. Determining the best leg height depends on what you are making. Coffee table legs are typically 16” to 18” tall, end stand legs are often 24” to 26” tall, desk or dining height legs are typically 28” to 29” tall, and kitchen, bath, and bar legs range from 36” to 42” tall.

How far should your legs be from your desk?

how to attach table legs

  1. Never use wood screws straight into your table.
  2. Purchase or build legs that will result in an overall table height of 30”.
  3. For dining tables, position your legs 16-20” from the end of the table to allow for seating someone on the end.
  4. Mark all of your mounting holes with the legs in place.

How far should table legs be apart?

Most dining chairs are 16″ – 20″ wide and you’ll want several inches of space between the table leg and the first chair and between each of the chairs. Typically, the rule of 24″ to 28″ per person works, but if you have abnormally wide or narrow chairs you may need to adjust accordingly.

How thick should my table legs be?

A table leg measuring 3½” thick may not sound very thick, but it is certainly on the thicker side! For dining tables, the bigger the leg, the less room there is for seating. We recommend ensuring each seating space affords 24” to 28”, to allow for comfortable elbow room.

How tall should Cabinet legs be?

The standard height for these tables would be between 22” – 26”. A good rule is to keep the table height within 1” or 2” of your sofa arm rest. It’s often best to aim for shorter rather than taller in these cases.

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