Understanding Table Pad Measurements and Terminology

Table Size vs. Table Pad Size

On tables with squared top edges, the pad size is equal to overall table size as seen below:

Square Edges Chamfered Edges

On tables with shaped top edges, the pad size is less than the overall table size because any slope, bevel, round portion etc. is not included when measuring.

Rounded Edges Beveled Edges
Thumbnail Edges Stepped Edges
Cove Edges

Terminology

Table Diagram Removable Leaf