This maple burl coffee table features the simplicity of natural wood. The foundation is a juniper log base whose light and airy design is reminiscent of tumbleweeds dancing across the desert floor as a child. Tumbleweeds fascinated me while they frustrated my grandfather. The more complex the wind blows, the more they dance. I often wondered as a child about the organ of wind, so I asked my grandfather. In comparison, his answer made perfect sense, coming from an older man with big lungs full of hot air.
Burl Wood Coffee Table
Does the wood dictate the design, or does the procedure? I would say both. My design style leans to fluid, not drawn but an interpretation of what I see. Consequently, some pieces take time to complete. For example, I’ve had this maple burl slab for ten years. Yes, I welcome commissioned functional rustic furniture orders.