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From tree to table

Designing and creating a night stand

Oct. 23, 2017 -

Right next to the house were I was born there was this chestnut tree, sadly it died one and a half year ago. When it was taken down, my brother saved me a slab of wood. I intended to create something from it, a nice "do it yourself" adventure, worthy of a blog post!

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The chestnut slab wood on bench
The chestnut slab wood on bench
Sawing off rough edges
Sawing off rough edges
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Lacquer finish is fantastic
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Testing the design concept
Testing the design concept
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer

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