I need to know your opinion. Would 2" 14 GA box tubing be sufficient to support a 44" piece of granite for a kitchen island? The island will be fully supported similar to the structure of a welding table. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
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02-02-2009, 12:02 PM #1
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02-02-2009, 12:27 PM #2Senior Member
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I wouldn't hesitate. The attached pic is a conference table that I built the frame for. It's 2x2x14 ga for the top frame and legs and 1.5x1.5x14 ga for the lower support. The top frame also has 2 pieces that run across the short way to support the granite. That granite top is about 4 ft x 6 ft. The table is rock steady. The table is located in the granite seller's showroom. BTW, the blue chairs have been replaced.
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02-02-2009, 12:32 PM #3
02-02-2009, 12:33 PM #4
Very nice work I might add!!
02-02-2009, 07:06 PM #5Senior Member
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I think that would give you a good sturdy surface, No problem as long as you have good welds.
My back ground is 20 years of doing this type of work, building and designing things.
I would however design some leveling pads that screw into the bottom of the legs to keep it from wobbling.
02-02-2009, 08:30 PM #6MTBob
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