How To Measure and Pattern Your Table for Custom Table Pads
Measure width of table at center split to nearest 1/16" (flat surface only).
Important: Do not include beveled or sloped edges.
Best to use metal tape measure.
Measure full length of table from end to end directly down center (flat surface only).
Important: Make sure extension leaves are removed.
Do not include molding or sloped edges.
Never use measurements provided by manufacturer (they always include molding or sloped edges).
Pattern is necessary unless table has square corners (90 degrees) or is perfectly round.
Line pattern paper up with split in table and smooth out wrinkles.
Secure paper to table with heavy books or use heavy objects to prevent sliding.
Trace edge of table by rubbing with side (not the point) of a pencil or crayon against the paper.
Do not include molding around perimeter or sloped edges.
Do not include extension leaves.
Illustration on how to measure your leafs