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  1. USING OUR BASES WITH GLASS TABLE TOPS

    Adobe Spark We make it easy to create beautiful glass table tops with our glass table top adapter! Shown is our RFL750 stainless steel base, at dining height with a 48" diameter glass table top. Keep Reading --->     Normally, you'll see a black square or star shaped piece at the top of our table bases. That part is called the mounting plate (sometimes called a "spider" because of the shape of the arms), and has screw holes for attaching wood or other permeable table tops.       Obviously, you can't attach your glass table top with screws, so instead of using a spider, you swap it for the glass top adapter. Continue reading →
  2. Accessible Dining, Banquet And Bar Tables And Bases

    ADA Diagram copy   It's a good practice for hospitality business owners to consider the range of different guests they serve, and to try to think of the best ways to make everyone comfortable. Do your guests have allergies? Children? Perhaps they have limited vision and travel with a service animal. There are a range of different circumstances your business should be prepared to handle. One of the questions we get quite often is, "How do I make wheelchair accessible tables?" With that in mind, this post is an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which provides guidelines (actually, hard and fast rules) for how restaurateurs should accommodate guest's using wheelchairs, to make sure they can enjoy your hospitality in comfort. Shop Accessible Table Bases Continue reading →
  3. How Many Guests Can I Seat at My Table?

    We know that visualizing a project before it's complete can often be a challenge. To help you create the perfect table for your space, we've put together a handy little diagram showing how many guests you can fit comfortably different sizes of tables, as well as some handy tips for choosing the best size and shape table for your dining space. While it can sometimes be hard to find a complete dining set in the size and shape you want, with the help of Tablebases.com you can pick your table top, table base, and chairs separately, to find the perfect size and shape for your dining area. Continue reading for more info! Virtual Assistant: Find A Base for Your Table Top Continue reading →
  4. Choosing A Table Base For A Granite Or Marble Table Top

    RSQ1828-Coffee-Table Choosing a table base can be tricky enough with our wide selection, and the process becomes a bit more complicated when stone table tops come into play. Due to their sheer weight, extra consideration is required when deciding on the most appropriate table base for your beautiful granite top. We think about the size, height, weight and use for your table, and try to come up with the most appropriate solution. Read on for some helpful tips on how to pair your granite or marble top with a table base from Tablebases.com. Browse Table Bases for Stone Tables Continue reading →
  5. How to Install a Sub-Top for Stone & Cement Table Tops

    Photo Courtesy of bythebrooke.blogspot.com A sub-top is a piece of plywood or MDF (medium density fiberboard) that you glue to the underside of a stone table top. The sub-top is used to attach the table base to the table top, and also to help support the stone table top and prevent it from cracking. Continue reading for our easy step-by-step guide to installing your own sub-top and creating a stone table! Continue reading →
  6. Improve the Vibes in Your Home with Scented Candles

    Candles can dramatically alter the mood and feeling of a room. Here's some tips on achieving great ambiance using scented candles in your space. Imagine sitting outside on a warm summer night. You’re surrounded by friends, enjoying a brisk glass of golden sauvignon blanc, feeling the pine scented breeze flowing gently across your skin. Or maybe you’re cozied up inside on a gloomy day. Cool gray light softly filters in through the window, with that distinct smell of rain dancing across your nose. Smells are a big part of how we experience these moments, and you can recreate a similar ambiance with scented candles. Candles are symbols of celebration; we use them on top of cakes when celebrating a milestone, in spiritual ceremonies or vigils, for soothing and for healing. Candles produce a relaxing ambiance that is hard to replicate. Occupations like massage therapy and acupuncturists often use candles to create a more soothing and relaxing experience for their clients. Candles expand a space, they can help to create a wide variety of lovely ambiances to suit the mood and occasion.  Continue reading →
  7. Our Favorite Properties from "Selling Sunset"

    We take a look at some of the most iconic properties from the hit HBO show Selling Sunset. Making its debut in March of 2019, Selling Sunset has become one of reality TV’s hottest shows. Selling Sunset was just awarded “Best Docu-Reality Show” at the MTV movie awards in 2022, and has recently been approved for the production of two...
  8. On Wednesdays, We Learn some History about the Color Pink

    The popularity and cultural meanings of pink have evolved over time in a way that is distinct from other colors. Popular use of the color pink in fashion and design has an interesting history, it’s a color that can evoke different images depending on the viewer. Some may think of beautiful Barbie in her bright pink dress and heels, cruising...
  9. Counter Height Dining Tables Add Versatility & Style to Kitchens

    One of the great advantages of buying a separate table base and table top is that you get to choose pieces that best fit your needs and design choices, including a precise height. Counter height table bases are the increasingly popular height option that falls in between standard height and bar height bases. Usually measuring about 36” tall (at the table top surface), counter height is approximately 16 inches taller than dining height, and about 6 to 8 inches shorter than bar height. You can also customize the height to meet your specific needs. Counter height tables are perfect for multi-purpose kitchen work surfaces, especially kitchen islands, as well as outdoor patio tables. We’re going to explore a few of these benefits in more detail below.  Continue reading →
  10. Having Indoor Plants Comes with Some Huge Benefits

    Indoor plants not only make for beautiful indoor decor, they also come with some fascinating health benefits. One of the most beneficial components of indoor plants are their air purifying abilities! Certain plants have natural filters on their leaves that catch allergens such as dust, pollen, and other airborne particles. Plants such as the Chinese Evergreen and the Peace Lily are experts at this. Plants with patterned leaves, like Violets, are also very good at trapping allergens. This article will explore the different benefits that plants can bring into our lives and different ways to utilize them.  Continue reading →

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