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From: "Tim Jones" <Tim.Jones@S...>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 12:23:56 +0100
Subject: RE: [GZG-TER] Measuring Sticks

>BTW what table sizes does everyone use? What is 'normal' or rather what
>is the mean table size? Is the US/UK size split real?

I assume most people either use an existing table (dinning / table
or have made something using standard size sheet material from the

Although sizes are metric now in the EU standard hardware sheet 
material comes in the usual 4'x2' (120 x 60cm) 
6'x3' (180 x 90 cm) 8'x4'(240 x 120 cm) sizes. I have a 
4'x6' (120 x 180 cm) table made from three pieces of 4'x2' MDF 
dowelled together along the long edge. This fits over the dining 

On material MDF/hardboard is heavy but cheap. 
Ply is lighter and stronger but generally costs more. 
Chipboard/particle board is heavy and weak and not recommended.

-= tim jones =- 

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