Diameter is the distance of a line that passes through the center of a circle and touches both sides of that circle.
Knowing the diameter of something that is 6 inches can be very helpful if you are comparing items of similar diameter.
Before showing you 11 items that are 6 inches in diameter, have a look at the following image to see an example.
Did you know? 6 inches is equal to 15.24 centimeters or 152.4 millimeters.
- Cake pan
- Drink coaster
- Wood plaque
- Appetizer plate
- Mixing bowl
- Desk Globe
- Saw blade
- Wall clock
- Dog frisbee
1. Cake pan
Cake pans are commonly used to bake a cake in an oven. These pans are made of metal, ceramic, glass, and silicone which are all safe to use in the oven.
Although cake pans are available in different shapes like square and rectangle, the most common shape used to make a cake is round.
Round cake pans are also available in different sizes. A 6-inch cake pan is not the most common but can be used to make smaller-sized cakes.
2. Drink coaster
The main purpose of a drink coaster is to protect the surface of a table from condensation marks and stains from liquids in a drinking glass.
Placing your drink on a coaster will prevent liquids from damaging the table.
Coasters come in different sizes and a 6-inch coaster is considered an oversized (XL) coaster used for large drink glasses.
Large mugs, cups and even 2L soda bottles will fit on a 6 inch drink coaster.
3. Wood plaque
A wooden plaque is one of the most common items to give someone as an award or gift for a certain accomplishment.
Most wooden plaques will have a brass plate with writing on it. Other wood plaques can have artwork, writing, and designs on them that will be made specifically for the celebration or event it’s being used for.
Many different types of wood can be used to make a wood plaque. Mahogony is commonly used.
Wooden plaques can be made any size and shape you like.
A 6-inch diameter plaque is a common size to choose and it can be bought premade and fully designed or as an unfinished base with nothing on it which you can customize yourself.
4. Appetizer plate
Appetizer plates are commonly used for serving small appetizers like fruit, crackers, and cheeze. They are not meant to be used as serving a main course meal as they are small.
Appetizer plates are perfect for light snacks when you have visitors. They can range in size from 4 – 9 inches in diameter but a 6 inch appetizer plate is commonly used.
5. Mixing bowl
If you like to cook and bake, a mixing bowl is an essential tool that you will use on a regular basis.
Mixing bowls are generally used for mixing ingredients although they can be used for storing food, making salads, beating whipping cream and more.
Mixing bowls are usually made with stainless steel, glass or plastic and come in a variety of sizes including a 6 inch diameter bowl.
Mixing bowls can be purchased as a set or individually.
6. Desk globe
Tabletop or desk globes are a very nice addition to any desk or table. If you work in an office or at home, desk globes are not only interesting but add a special look to your room.
It’s common for travel agents to use a desk globe as they can see names of places, landmarks, points of interest easily.
Globes are typically hollow and made with cardboard, plastic, and metal. They are available in many different sizes. A 6 inch diameter desk globe is best used for small areas where space is limited. A regular sized desk globe can be anywhere from 12 – 20 inches in diameter.
7. Saw blade
A saw blade is a popular tool used for cutting many types of materials including wood and metal. Saw blades are very strong and have a various number of sharp teeth that do the cutting.
Depending on the material you are going to cut, choosing the right blade is important. There are many different types of blades for many different projects.
Saw blades are available in several sizes. A 6-inch circular saw blade can be found at most hardware stores and online.
If you own a lamp, chances are it has a shade. The lampshade goes on top of a lamp covering the bulb. Its purpose is to redirect and diffuse light from the bulb. They help to protect your eyes from the glare of the bulb.
Lampshades are made in a variety of materials including glass, fabric, and paper. Depending on the size of your lamp and the size of the space available, choose the right size lampshade. There are many different sizes available.
If you have a smaller lamp, a 6 inch lampshade is a common choice.
9. Wall clock
Wall clocks are very popular and used by millions of people around the world. When you think of a wall clock, you might be picturing a large round clock. But smaller clocks are available as well.
If you have a small wall space you might want to consider buying a 6 inch wall clock. Although they are tiny, the 6 inch round wall clock can make quite a showpiece.
The Grapefruit is a citrus fruit that is known to have both a sweet and sour taste. Many people love Grapefruit juice to drink and it can also be used in recipes.
Grapefruit have many health benefits including weight loss. They have a yellow and orange color skin with a white and pink inside.
Most Grapefruit range in size from 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
11. Dog frisbee
Most dogs will love to play with anything that is round. Including a frisbee. Certain dogs find it easier to catch a frisbee than a ball and they enjoy chasing them.
Frisbees can be made of plastic or rubber and are available in different sizes including 6 inches in diameter. Tossing a frisbee in the air and watching your dog run and catch it is very enjoyable both for you and the dog. Although the dog will get more excitement and exercise out of the activity.