Furniture Project The Rough Texture Of Slate Combined With The Smooth Polished Surfaces Of Wood Creates An Interesting Element In Coffee Table Design
Furniture project the rough texture of slate combined with the smooth polished surfaces of wood creates an interesting element in coffee table design is post about Magazine bookmarked by joel with ID 12194165273 was uploaded on 21-02-2019 and has been viewed 279,092 times.
Slate Top Coffee Table Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo For this table I used three slate tiles for the main surface.I have found that slate tiles from various sources are not always exactly the same size or necessarily square.
For this reason, it's best to purchase the tiles before beginning any construction.The top of this table is a lamination of two oak frames, with walnut trim set between the two frames.The tiles sit in a rabbet on top of the frame, offset by textured walnut trim.
You could, of course, select a different wood combination, such as cherry and maple or maple and wenge.Select the Lumber• Select lumber based on where it will be used on the table.Try to choose grain patterns that enhance the overall design.
The place where this will be the most noticeable is on the top.If the grain forms a curve that is opposite to the curve on the piece, the top will lose its sense of harmony.• Choose the four oak boards that will make up the top frame (B, E).
These should be your four best boards with the most appropriate grain.• Mark the face side in chalk to avoid mistakes...