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What size legs should I get for my table, bench, desk, etc.?Updated a year ago

First, we recommend determining the total height of the desk, dining table, coffee table, side table, workbench, credenza, or other furniture piece that you are making or retrofitting. Next subtract the thickness of the top you are mounting from the total height of your piece this tells you how tall your hairpin legs should be.

Generally speaking, here is a good size chart to go by:

Tables and desks are usually between 28" and 30" and normally made with 26"-28" legs. Coffee tables generally range from 12" -20" with the normal goal being to have the coffee table height match the cushions of the sofa or chair height. Side tables range from 18"-24" with the goal of making them fit the chair or sofa they will go next to. Foyer and Sofa tables range from 28"-36" in height.  A set of four 6"- 8" legs can be used on furniture like couches and tall legs are great for stools to hold grown adults.  

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