solid wood oak coffee table

January 8, 2010

Solid wood oak coffee table We had a piece of solid wood Pippy oak in our workshop, which was under construction, a customer saw the piece of handcrafted furniture and requested it for his front room, however, this meant we had to work over Christmas to get this designer coffee table ready, after sanding down and preparing the piece, the […]

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solid wood coffee tables

December 4, 2009

Solid wood coffee tables Solid wood coffee tables,one of the most important trees that grace our countryside, it is called the king of trees and has a special place in English History, used for house building through out the centuries, it is still used today in timber framed construction, a remarkably durable timber that stands […]

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Live edge coffee tables

December 2, 2009

Live edge coffee tables Live edge coffee tables, the first wooden tables, in Britain, specifically designed as and called coffee tables, were made during the late Victorian era. There is a table designed by E.W. Godwin in 1868 and made in large numbers by William Watt and Collinson and Lock which is listed as a coffee […]

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The story of monoliths and wooden wall art.

August 3, 2009

The story of monoliths and wooden wall art. For those that ask ? A monolith is a large block of stone consisting of one piece. The term originates from the greeks where “mono” means single and “lith” means stone. The story of monoliths and wooden wall art. A monolith can be natural or man made, […]

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English Burr Oak

July 14, 2009

English burr oak A beautiful disc of English Burr Oak, estimated to be approximately 250 years old, it was sliced off the main trunk before the main section of tree was cut into boards for the construction industry. The burrs and cat paws markings are truly stunning, brought into the work shop some weeks ago, […]

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Wall art and monoliths

June 28, 2009

Wall art and monoliths Although at present our site only shows tables, we have been commissioned in the past to supply unusual pieces of timber, IE the piece of Buckeye in our under construction category as wall hangings. A truly unique idea, and for any one with an artistic flare a beautiful addition to their […]

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A fantastic opportunity to own a piece of History

June 10, 2009

A fantastic opportunity to own a piece of English history. You could be the lucky person to own a particularly rare slab of Oak. You are probably thinking what is so rare about this lump of tree, well try 500 years old, it  fell as an acorn when Henry v111 was king and stood the […]

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British Oak Trees Dying

June 8, 2009

British oak trees dying British Oak trees dying they are dying at an alarming rate, prompting fears of a new ” Dutch Elm disease”, which hit the country side with devastating consequences in the 1970 ,s. One of the greatest species of oak, the common oak or quercus robur, which lives for 400 years, is […]

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The Ancient Kauri Story

June 6, 2009

The ancient kauri story Ancient Kauri is the world`s oldest workable timber. The prehistoric Kauri forests that grew 50,000 years ago are preserved under the surface of the North Islands of New Zealand. Buried under a peat swamp by an unexplained act of nature, the trees have survived the centuries in an underground resting place, […]

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