Walnut Slab Trestle Table

2015 – 42″w x 84″l x 29″h

Claro Walnut, Wenge, Steel


Dr Krivchenia had just built a new”mountain contemporary” home in Edwards and was looking to furnish it with a dining table that would blend with this style and his existing antiques.  His only requirement was that he wanted a beautiful piece of wood with natural edges to be the center piece of the dining area.

It is nearly impossible to find a wide piece of wood to fit the necessary dimensions (without spending an exorbitant amount of money), so we chose two book-matched slabs of Claro Walnut for the top.  To make this contemporary element blend with his antiques, I designed a trestle table base, which is a very traditional construction method, but with modern materials like steel and wenge.  The resulting table is a handsome piece that seats 8-10 people.

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