By nngh. Bar Stools. Published at Saturday, August 18th, 2018 - 07:26:05 AM.
The Right Bar Stool. Bar stools are becoming increasingly popular particularly because of their design and the fashion statement they hold. Their purpose as their name suggests is to be used in bars or pubs. With all that its aim was a clear one the chairs are more often encountered in houses and apartments located in kitchens or near a bar. It seems that in a study conducted on a sample of 1500 men and 1500 women men prefer to sit on bar stools because it gives the feeling of superiority because of the height of the seat.
How Many Do I Need? Most newer homes and apartments with a raised counter are built to accommodate 3 bar stools. As a general rule of thumb allow 24" from the center of one seat to the center of the next seat. A 6 foot long counter can generally accommodate 3 stools. An 8 foot counter 4 bar stools. This obviously depends on the measurements of the particular stool in which you are interested. You can always buy an extra and use it for additional guests.
Metal or Wood? This is a good question. If you ask 10 retailers you`ll get 10 responses. In my opinion wood bar stools are prone to problems not encountered with welded metal bar stools. Due to the soft nature of wood (when compared to steel) screws and joints tend to come loose over time- especially wood with arms. The constant outward stress on the arms can loosen the attachment points resulting in a loose feel. Legs and stretchers (horizontal support bars) can also become loose over time resulting in an unstable and potentially dangerous bar stool. Still there are decorating situations in which only wood will work.
Some western style counter stools have a round "saddle" instead of rectangular. They are still termed western counter stools for their other qualities such as wood as the material for both their legs and the seat. They will typically have four legs and the neighboring legs will be connected with cross bars at different heights on neighboring sides and same heights on opposite sides for stability and sturdiness of construction.
Any content, trademark’s, or other material that might be found on the Aquaspotworld website that is not Aquaspotworld’s property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Aquaspotworld claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.