The Main Table

The Main Table is a story literally years in the making. The Mains contacted me about a fallen maple tree on their property. They wanted to know if I could turn their beloved tree into a table. I told them "Yes of course" but it will take 2-3 years. Why you ask. Well a fallen tree was once a living thing & therefore still full of life giving water. It has a moisture content of about.... Therefore it has to sit for ... to dry naturally before it is ready to be kiln dried -otherwise it will crack...

The Main Table is a story literally years in the making. The Mains contacted me about a fallen maple tree on their property. They wanted to know if I could turn their beloved tree into a table. I told them "Yes of course" but it will take 2-3 years. Why you ask. Well a fallen tree was once a living thing & therefore still full of life giving water. It has a moisture content of about.... Therefore it has to sit for ... to dry naturally before it is ready to be kiln dried -otherwise it will crack...

So the Mains & I patiently waited ... until it was ready to work with. Then came the fun part uncovering the beautify of the amazing Spalted Maple Top.

So the Mains & I patiently waited ... until it was ready to work with. Then came the fun part uncovering the beautify of the amazing Spalted Maple Top.

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