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the slab top dining table and three of the 8 chairs
one of my guys drove these two claro walnut tables and 8 of our ladderback chairs to the eastern end of long island last thursday and friday. they are part of a series of slab top dining and coffee tables we have made over the last 3 or 4 years. the slabs are all from goodhope hardwoods in pennsylvania and we fabricate the metal and wood bases in our shop. the ladderback chairs go well with the slab tables and the whole idea is sort of minimalist in concept. surprisingly, the two tables and their bases, the 8 chairs and the tools all fit in my town and country without even blocking the rear view mirror. we could have fit another 6 chairs in, at least.
for larger and more process pictures and information about these tables visit our dorset csutom furniture blog … thanks … dan mosheim … dorset, vermont
the raw slabs
beginning of the finish process with the blackened steel base in the background
the 90 x 44 x 14" coffee table
close up of the coffee table figure
blackening the base pieces
going to long island in the town and country ...
showing the understructure of the metal bases
3 of the 8 ladderbacks with 'bomber jacket' leather from universal leathers ... it was perfect with the walnut ...
an earlier coffee table ... simple things ...
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