live edge dining tables are an extraordinary and entirely distinctive piece of furniture that celebrates the raw beauty and natural characteristics of the wood it is crafted from. Unlike conventional dining tables with uniform, straight edges, a live edge dining table showcases the organic, unprocessed edge of the wood slab, preserving its unique shape and texture. Let’s take a closer look at what live edge dining tables are.
What are live edge dining tables?
– A bespoke solid wood dining table with a difference
A live edge dining table captures the essence of the tree it originated from, embracing its imperfections, knots, and irregularities. This untouched edge, often with traces of bark, is a testament to the wood’s journey and creates a remarkable visual statement that cannot be replicated. The untouched edge grants each table an exclusive and unparalleled appearance, making it truly one-of-a-kind.
Crafted with utmost care and precision, a live edge dining table highlights the inherent beauty of the wood species chosen. The selection of wood is a crucial aspect that contributes to the table’s individuality and character. Whether it is the rich and luxurious hues of walnut, the warm and inviting tones of oak, or the captivating patterns found in maple, each wood species possesses its distinct attributes that make your live edge dining table 100% unique.
The organic nature of these designer wood dining tables extends beyond its aesthetic appeal. It establishes a profound connection with the natural world and imparts a sense of authenticity to your dining space. The preserved edge symbolizes the tree’s life, bringing a touch of the outdoors into your home and creating an inviting atmosphere that encourages conversation and shared experiences.
Live edge table collection
You can view my past work and my live edge tables on my website. Not only do I make live edge dining tables, but you can also view my live edge coffee tables, wall art, table legs, and my table and bench collection.
Can I customise my live edge dining table?
Your luxury dining table will be truly unique to you, meaning it will be one of a kind and can be customised in a number of ways, such as material used, style of table etc. To go with your custom dining table, consider custom-built matching live edge furniture to compliment your dining table.
Table legs can come in many designs, using many materials. Just let me know what you have in mind and we can discuss how we can bring your dream to life together.
Why the live edge oak table is popular
Live edge oak tables are popular due to their captivating blend of natural beauty and unique aesthetics. The rich grain patterns and warm tones of oak wood, combined with the organic and raw edge, create visually striking and individual pieces of furniture. These tables add a touch of authenticity, rustic charm, and a connection to nature, making them highly sought after for their distinctive and timeless appeal.
What wood is best for custom-built furniture?
The choice of wood for custom-made furniture depends on several factors, including the desired aesthetic, durability, availability, and personal preferences. Here are some popular wood species often considered for custom furniture:
Oak – Oak is a durable and versatile hardwood known for its strength and beautiful grain patterns making it a top material used in the market today. Live edge oak dining tables have been used for many years and they are available in various colours, including red and white oak. The solid oak dining table is commonly used for both traditional and contemporary room designs.
Walnut – Walnut is a highly prized hardwood known for its rich, dark brown colour and distinctive grain patterns. Walnut natural wood tables offer a luxurious and elegant look and is often chosen for high-end custom furniture pieces.
Maple – Maple is a dense and durable hardwood with a light colour and subtle grain patterns. It is known for its smooth texture and can be finished to resemble other wood species.