Stool Heights

Stool heights come in a range of sizes and types to respond to a variety of functions and uses. The most common variants of stool heights are counter stools, bar stools, and tall bar stools.

Counter stools range from 23”-28” (58-71 cm), bar stools from 29”-32” (74-81 cm), and tall bar stools from 33”-36” (84-91 cm). A minimum of 10” (25 cm) should be measured and provided between the top of stool seat and the underside of any counter to provide adequate space for the user.

Comparison drawing of the heights of bar stools with people ranging from counter stool to bar stool and tall bar stool

Stool heights come in a range of sizes and types to respond to a variety of functions and uses. The most common variants of stool heights are counter stools, bar stools, and tall bar stools.

Counter stools range from 23”-28” (58-71 cm), bar stools from 29”-32” (74-81 cm), and tall bar stools from 33”-36” (84-91 cm). A minimum of 10” (25 cm) should be measured and provided between the top of stool seat and the underside of any counter to provide adequate space for the user.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
How tall are bar stools?
Bar stools are the tallest type of stool and have seat heights between 29”-32” (74-81 cm). Bar height stools should be used for bar counter heights between 40”-42” (102-107 cm).
How tall are counter height stools?
Counter height stools have seat heights between 23”-28” (58-71 cm). Counter height stools should be used with table and counter heights between 35”-37” (89-94 cm).
How do you make stools taller?
Stools can be made taller by adding leg extenders to the bottoms of each stool leg. Leg extenders fit around legs and should be screwed or snapped into place. After attaching the leg extenders, use a level to confirm that the legs are evenly sized.

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Height: 
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Length:
Seat Height
Weight:

Counter Stool: 23”-28” | 58-71 cm
Counter Stool (Table Surface): 35”-40” | 89-102 cm
Bar Stool: 29”-32” | 74-81 cm
Bar Stool (Table Surface): 41”-43” | 104-109 cm
Tall Bar Stool: 33”-36” | 84-91 cm
Tall Bar Stool (Table Surface): 44”-47” | 112-119cm
Clearance (Seat to Counter Underside): 10” | 25 cm min.

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Stool Heights side elevation (counter stool), side (bar stool), side (tall bar stool)

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