This maple burl coffee table design features the simplicity of natural wood. The foundation is a juniper log base whose light and airy design reminiscent tumbleweed dancing across the desert floor as a child tumbleweeds fascinated me while they frustrated my grandfather. The harder the wind blows, the more they dance. I often wondered as a child the organ of wind, so I asked my grandfather. In comparison, his answer made perfect sense of it coming from an old man with big lungs full of hot air.
Burl Wood Coffee Table
Does the wood dictate the design or do the design, and 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 10 years. Yes, I welcome commissioned functional rustic furniture orders.