Here are some other dining table facts that you might find useful:

• The maximum height that you’d want for a dining table is 31″ (30″ high for a dining table is about average).

• A critical measurement, especially with antique dining tables that have very big aprons is that you need at least 25 3/4″ for roomy leg clearance and to cross your legs.

 You need 30″ for a person 5′9″ tall–generally.

• A light fixture over a dining table should hang between 28-32″ from the top of the table to the bottom of the fixture.

 Table with no apron:

 

Table with apron: 

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