The appearance and convenience of furniture items depend on many factors: material of manufacture, model, upholstery, design features … Legs supporting the furniture play an important role. Our tips site will tell you about the features and benefits of stiletto feet.
Why do designers and furniture makers love stiletto legs so much? Simplicity and elegance of design. Created from metal rods of different thicknesses – depending on the load on the base – they look thin, delicate in any case, give airiness even to massive furniture.
The portal has already written about furniture with crossed, X-shaped legs. Studs are a much more modern option, minimalistic, stylish, suitable for a variety of interior design trends.
Another good thing about stiletto legs is that they are great for DIY projects, that is, do it yourself. A prime example is the coffee table in the photo above. You can buy stiletto legs in many online stores, the price will be about 1,500 rubles for a set of four pieces. Or you can make them yourself, below is a video instruction on this topic.
Then cut a wooden slab, for example, make a saw cut from an old stump. Refine it and put it on metal legs, attaching them to the tabletop with self-tapping screws. The table is ready!
The finished hairpin legs can be of very different heights – on average, from 20 to 70 centimeters. So you can put on such supports both a bedside table, a bar stool, and a high console table. Most often the studs are double, but there are also triple options – they are more durable and stable, reinforced, but they do not look so elegant.
The legs, made of high-strength steel, can be painted in a variety of colors, depending on the design tasks and the characteristics of the interior in general. Classic metal legs are always black, this option is universal, the furniture will perfectly fit into any color scheme of the room.
Stiletto legs are not only used to create coffee, coffee and console tables, as well as TV stands. There are sofas, chairs, armchairs, chests of drawers, bar counters, and even cabinets on such a support. In this case, it is important to clarify the weight of the furniture legs, and the steel rods themselves should be of greater thickness. In addition, there are floor lamps and flower stands on a similar support.
Furniture on stiletto heels, hairpin legs, does not have to be purchased as a set. It could be one piece of furniture, such as a coffee table in the center of the living room. Or an elegant console in the hallway, made by hand. In any case, this option of furniture design deserves attention and is in stable demand..