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Ask most carpenters and they’ll either say 36 in., 32 in. There are some 18th-century pattern books that show the chair rail at 24 in. But get the chair rail wrong, and the room feels wrong—I can guarantee it. All of the classic architectural orders—the Tuscan, the Doric, the Ionic, the Corinthian, and the Composite—have strict rules of proportion. That is why you can walk into an old building and it just “feels” right. Multiply the column width by 2 1/2 to determine the height of the pedestal: 22 1/2 in. Benjamin also suggests that the pedestal should be 15 parts high. Obviously, unless chairs were much shorter back then, the height of a chair has nothing to do with the height of the chair rail! But pattern books seemed to go by the wayside as minimalism and modern styles reduced the importance of moldings, and finally production trumped design. Going back to William Pain’s book, we next divide the diameter of the column into 12 parts (9 1/4 in.

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