Root table, the market is being flooded with teak root tables as shown on a saturday show, they are marketed as coming from a substainable source, however huge swaves of teak forests are being cut down to make way for palm oil plantations, there is nothing in my mind that tells me this is sustainable.
However our root table will all come from English trees that have been felled from managed sources.The tree root table pictured is an English sweet chestnut root section with a glass top.
Tree root tables, are we missing a trick? we slice, we cut, chop up, and shape timber in to some truly amazing items of furniture, but so few tree trunk dining tables are produced.
With careful drying over long periods of time, allowing the moisture content to drop to around 10% these tree roots and tree trunks become a very usable, very beautiful section of timber to use for one of these tree root table, tree trunk tables, very unique tables / conference/ meeting tables.
So few people ever look at the underside of a dining table. Using a tree root or tree trunk our natural inquisitiveness kicks in, we finish the underside of these sections the same way as the tops.
However rather than sanding flat we follow the contours of the tree root or tree trunk. Leaving a natural textured surface, but at the same time sanded and polished to a very high standard.
By working with us you can design your own table tops, and I’m really keen for some one to ask for a tree trunk on a Perspex stand. With the correct lighting the timber will look as if it’s floating.
We have used these sections of timber for structural purposes for centuries but sliced length ways these sections can become an amazing table top to grace any home and amaze your friends.
With the destruction of the worlds forests we should use English timbers from fully sustainable sources and truly enjoy its beauty, for a unique amazing unique root table, tree trunk dining table contact us to discuss your options and ideas.