Slab Dining Table
This full size, contemporary dining table consists of a Big Leaf Maple slab, 2″ thick, on a trestle-type walnut base. The finish is polyurethane varnish, steel wooled. After the slab was coarsely wide-belt sanded to flatten it, it took over 60 hours of work to debark the edges and interior gaps, ultimately using a dental pick, and then sanding, varnishing and steel wooling.
Top view of Big Leaf Maple slab table top
Big Leaf maple slab dining table
Top of slab viewed from small end.