Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018. by coutinho in Dining Table.
Measure the Dining Table Saarinen dining tables are uniform. Each table is of the same measurement. So when you are buying do not for to check. Both the round table and the table should measure 28 ¼ inches high. The oval dining tables, measure the tabletop at the two widest points of the oval. The measurements are 78 inches by 47 ¾ inches or 96 inches by 54 inches. The round design comes in five sizes; the different diameters are -35 ¾ inches, 42 ½ inches, 47 ¼ inches, 54 inches and 60 inches. Failing these sizes of measurement the table is not an original Saarinen Dining table.
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.
The decor of your dining space is very important. But the most important aspect of your dining space is undoubtedly the dining table and chairs. Without these your dining space will be totally incomplete. Thus before deciding on anything else you must choose your dining room table and chairs. However it would be good if you get your dining set after you are sure of the look of your dining room.
Pedestal dining table is also becoming very popular day by day. Therefore you can go for the pedestal dining tables and chairs sets as well. They are a perfect choice for houses that have both traditional and modern look. There are various brands that offer great designs in pedestal table furniture. Earlier there used to be only a few designs. But these days there has been great innovation in this kind of glass dining table furniture.
Table Top Made of Arabescato Marble Closely inspect the marble used for the table top. Especially, if the table top is finished with white marble, check for the grey vein pattern on it. This is original Arabescato marble, common choice for a SaarinenDining table. In order to replicate the look, cheaper marbles like Carrara marble is used. Though both the marbles look similar you can easily differentiate them from the grey vein pattern. The grey pattern on the Carrara marble looksfuzzier, since the grains of the marble are of low quality. Hence, you definitely know these are not the genuine ones that you are looking for.
Inspect the Table Top and Pedestal Base A genuine Saarinen Dining Table comes with table top and a base, each made with two different materials. The base is made of heavy molded cast aluminum that is covered with a thick protective coating called rilsan. The rilsan comes in white, black or platinum. The table top is beautifully crafted from either of the material -laminate, wood veneer, natural granite, or coated or natural marble in a wide range of colors. If either the table top or the base is made of plastic, then it is definitely not a genuine Saarinen Dining Table.