How deep does a breakfast bar need to be?
How much should a breakfast bar overhang?
A typical overhang for a comfortable seating area should be around 25-30cm (10-12”), this should leave enough knee room and adequate space between the countertop edge and the person seated. Therefore, as the depth of the overhang increases, so does the comfort and usability of the bar.
How do you support a countertop overhang?
Do’s of Countertop Supports
- Ensure your supporting structure is sufficient for holding your countertop and supporting brackets or corbels.
- Use a countertop support that extends to within 4 inches of edge of your countertop.
- Fasten your supports to the most substantial support available.
How tall should a breakfast bar be?
Ideally, you should have about 12 inches between a seat and a bartop. Regular kitchen chairs are typically 18 inches from the floor, making the ideal bar height 30 inches. That’s lower than the standard kitchen countertop height of 36 inches – you’ll need to design a “dropped” bar top in this situation.
How long should a breakfast bar be?
When it comes to a breakfast bar overhang, the standard size for this should be 18 inches to allow for enough leg room. A place where many will gather for coffee, meals and endless conversations, you need your breakfast bar to cater for all kinds of occasions.
How far can a countertop overhang without support?
Different countertop materials have different requirements. Solid Surface countertops can overhang 6 inches without additional support (e.g. plywood decking). 3 cm Quartz (engineered stone) can handle a 14 inch overhangs and 3 cm Granite overhangs should not exceed a 10 inch overhang without additional support.
How much overhang should a bar have?
The bar top overhang should be a minimum of 8-1/2” and could be as much as 10” so your knees do not hit the bar front. For our extra tall customers the 10” overhang maybe necessary.
How far should a countertop overhang?
1 to 1 ½ inches
How deep is a bar countertop?
16 to 20 inches deep
How deep should a countertop be?