You may have noticed a new link over on the side link: Sizes. If you haven’t checked it yet, you’re missing out. Sizes lists the sizes of things and the units used to describe them. It may sound dry, but it is an incredibly useful reference for a props person. Here is just a sampling of the variety of information you can find there:
- How many hectares in an acre? A comprehensive list of unit names and systems of units.
- How wide is a the blanket on a twin bed? Sizes of blankets in the home category.
- A standard American can which holds 32 ounces has what dimensions?
- How long are Chinese chopsticks? How about Japanese chopsticks?
- What are the first three digits of a Social Security number for a person from Texas?
- What does it mean when you have a 6d finishing nail?