While trimming and mounting the massive slab of red gum and banksia for the large tables in Collins Quarter, we were left with one odd end of red gum, too small for a traditionally sized table. But in a moment of insight, we decided to make an oddly live modernist-style table out of it. For legs we cut two pieces of antique heart pine timber framing, with large mortices. These once were used with a correspondent tenon-ended boards to frame structures in older Savannah homes. The result:
This commixture of Australian exotic wood and reclaimed historic Savannah heart pine struck us as quite atypical and very stunning.
It's still in the shop and waiting to find a home. If you'd like it in yours, contact us.