how deep should a bench seat behind the seat

Seat depth and design. Don’t forget to consider the size of your room when choosing seat depth. A super deep sofa doesn’t work well in a small space — it just looks out of place. If a deep seat is important to you but you have a small space go for an inside depth of 23 inches. 【Get Price】

You also want 48 inches of clearance around the bench for sliding it in and out and for walking around it to take a seat. In terms of seating capacity a bench between 42 and 52 inches long can comfortably seat two adults or three children. A 53- to 83-inch bench can seat three adults and longer benches can accommodate four or more. 【Get Price】

A 10- to 20-inch-high bench back with or without cushions provides a finished look further comfort and fills any wall space between the seat and window. Seat Cushions If you intend to install or use a seat cushion you need to lower the height of the bench to achieve the desired seating height. 【Get Price】

The trick is getting the measurements right. Standard shelf depth is 12 or 16 inches; for comfort the window seat should stand proud for a total depth of about 18 inches. Wardrobe units for hanging clothes are about 2 feet deep so here it's best to recess the seat by 6 inches or so. 【Get Price】

Sep 29 2016 - Bench depth should be 19-22 inches (48-56 cm). Bench can overlap by 4-5 inches (10-13 cm). Each setting width should allow a minimum of 24 inches (61 cm) though 30 inches (76 cm) is reckoned ideal. 【Get Price】