There are a lot of live edge slab tables on the market these days. So when one of my clients asked about one, I suggested that we run the natural edge down the center of her table. Try something different!The result was a table style we’re calling “the San Andreas”. The meandering joint line resembles a fault line on a topographic map, and the areas where the slabs move away from each other look like a bodies of water on a map. Each San Andreas table is a custom order because the slabs are different every time. We currently have walnut slabs to accommodate table lengths anywhere from 4′ dining table to a 17′ long conference table. Of course, longer slabs can be purchased. For info and pricing, please contact us.
For those that are interested in the process of making this table, here is a short slide show.
…and here are a few photos of the finished product.
This dining room table pulls apart into three rectangular pedestal tables (each top measuring 46″ x 52″). They can be used individually, or as one large table as shown.I salvaged the planks for this table top from an old beach house in Morro Bay. (Thanks for the wood, Chip!)
Pedestals cut from old 10″ x 14″ douglas fir posts–salvaged from an old building in San Luis Obispo, CA. From the ring count, this tree was at least 150 years old when it was cut, and the building that it came from was a good 80-100 years old.
Client has requested benches to go along the back side of the table. Following are my preliminary sketches: