Metal Bases for the tables we make at Cannon Hill Woodworking are in three general categories, but there are other types available as well. Generally, our clients have gravitated towards three types of bases, and the vast majority go with a custom base built by Cannon Hill Woodworking.
People reach out to us quite often to ask about having a live edge table made custom in New England. What they don’t often realize is that it can take dozens of phone calls and days to find the right material for their project. You can’t just go to the Live Edge Lumber store and find any specie of wood in the exact size that you want.
The world of retail furniture is inundated with options and it can feel overwhelming. The majority of clients come to us because they know that the quality and craftsmanship of a Cannon Hill table far surpasses anything that can be found online or in a “high end” overpriced furniture store.
Staining, Fuming, or Painting My Dining Table Grey: Quite often a potential client contacts us about a dining table with a grey tint or a grey undertone. Sometimes they ask for a “weathered” look that involves grey.
We recently built a table to accommodate a client in a wheelchair. Without needing to get into all the details, she has been in her current home for much longer than she has been in a wheelchair. This is important because it means her home and furniture purchased or arranged with wheelchair access in mind, and in this case the table was not doing her any favors.
We’ve all been to them for one reason or another… we needed college dorm furniture, or to fill out the rooms in our first home purchase, or we just needed to get furniture fast so buying something pre-made was the path of least resistance.
Ok… so you’ve just spent good money on a high quality table, or perhaps you want to have a beautiful table custom made for you. You’re worried you’ll ruin it right away or that your grandkids will beat it up or that you’ll get all kinds of stains on it during the holidays when you have guests.
“Farmhouse” is one of the most popular trends in home décor right now. Farmhouse style is a shift back to minimalist, simple furniture that reminds us of America’s roots. Farmhouse style is often warm and homey. If you’re interested in creating a farmhouse aesthetic in your home, here are some ideas.
Live edge tables are unique, one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture because, like snowflakes, no two slabs are ever going to be the same. A live edge table means that the bark edges of the table are left to their natural movement, creating a beautiful aesthetic. The bark is removed, of course, and the edges are softened, but the flow of the tree remains.
If you’re looking for a new custom dining table or showpiece furniture, walnut is one of the best wood options available. Similar to reclaimed oak, walnut can be made as classic or as modern as you’d like, meaning you can use walnut in a rustic farmhouse style living room or in a modern city condo. Here are some top reasons why you should consider walnut as the wood to use in your next project: