Common Furnishing Dimensions

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Common Furnishing Dimensions

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Standard Dimensions of Adult Mattresses

Mattress

Width

Length

Bunk

30", 33"

75"

Single

36"

75"

Twin

39"

75", 80", 84"

Double

54"

75", 80"

Queen

60"

80", 84"

King

76"

80", 84"

Standard Dimensions of Juvenile Mattresses

Mattress

Width

Length

Bassinet

18"

36"

Bassinet

22-1/4"

38-3/4"

Junior crib

23"

46"

Junior crib

25-1/4"

50-3/4"

6-year crib

27"

51"

6-year crib

31-1/4"

56-3/4"

Youth bed

33"

66"

Youth bed

36"

76"

Standard Thicknesses of Mattresses and Boxsprings

Type

Thickness

Inner spring

5-1/2" to 6-1/2"

Foam

4" to 7-1/2"

Boxspring

5-1/2" to 9"

Futon

3" to 6"


Chair Dimensions For Average-Sized Adults

The following dimensions apply to chairs designed for average-sized adults sitting in an upright or alert posture.

Seat width

16"-20"

Seat depth

15"-18"

Seat height from floor

16"-18"

Slope of seat front to rear

5° to 8° (3/4" to 1" drop)

Armrest height above seat

7"-9"

Armrest length (full armrest)

8" minimum

Armrest width

2" average

Set back of armrest from front

2"-3"

Seat back height

12"-16" above seat

Seat back recline angle

0°-5° (formal); 10°-15° (casual)

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Chair Dimensions for Children

The following table presents seat heights for children of various ages. Other chair dimensions can be derived proportionately based on the chair dimensions for adults. For most elementary school age children, a seat width and depth of 12 to 14 inches, a backrest height of 9 to 11 inches, and an armrest height of 5 to 7 inches are good starting points.

Child's Age (Years)

Seat Height

1 to 4

10"-12"

5 to 7

12"-14"

8 to 10

13"-17"

11 to 13

15"-18"

Standard Dimensions of Desks

Desk Type

Height

Width

Depth

Children's desk

20"-22"

24"-30"

18"-20"

Computer desk

24"-28"

24"-60"

20"-30"

Lap desk

4"- 6"

20"-24"

12"-18"

Pedestal desk

28"-30"

48"-72"

24"-30"

Rolltop desk

28"-30"

48"-72"

24"-30"

Secretary

28"-30"

36"-42"

18"-24"

Slant-front desk

28"-30"

36"-42"

18"-24"

Table desk

28"-30"

30"-48"

20"-30"

Typing table

24"-28"

36"-42"

16"-24"

Writing table

28"-30"

36"-40"

20"-24"

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Standard Dimensions of Wall Cabinets

Depth (25" deep countertop)

12-1/4"

Depth (30" deep countertop)

15"

Height with full soffit

30"

Height with no soffit

42"

Height of cabinet above countertop

18"

Height of cabinet above stove top

24"

Height of highest shelf

60"-68"

Width

to match base cabinet

Standard Dimensions of Base Cabinets

Cabinet depth

24"

Countertop depth (1" overlap)

25"

Height from floor to countertop

36"

Splashboard height

4"

Kickspace height

4"

Kickspace depth

3"

Depth of drawer above cabinet doors

4"

Standard Dimensions of Counters

Countertop height

36"

Counter length per person

21"

Depth (one-sided seating)

15"

Depth (two-sided seating)

30" min

For the physically challenged:

Countertop height

31"

Under counter access width

30"

Under counter access height

29-1/2"


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Standard Dimensions of Kitchen Appliances

The dimensions of most appliances used for residential purposes in the U.S. fall within the ranges given below. Although these dimensions are useful for planning purposes, obtain actual measurements before starting cabinet construction. In general, major appliances are designed to fit beneath a 24 inch wide countertop.

Appliance

Height

Width

Depth

Cooktop

2- 3"

12-48"

18-22"

Dishwasher

33-35

23-24"

23-26"

Microwave

13-18"

21-23"

14-22"

Range, floor model

35-36"

19-40"

24-26"

Range, w/ upper oven

61-68"

30-40"

25-28"

Range, drop-in

23-24"

23-24"

22-25"

Range hood

5-8"

24-72"

12-72"

Refrigerator

55-69"

24-36"

26-33"

Trash Compactor

33-35"

12-15"

18-24"

Wall oven, single

23-25"

21-24"

21-23"

Wall oven, double

39-50"

21-24"

21-23"

Wall oven with broiler

38-40"

21-24"

21-23"

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