Our Process

When a client places an order, the design and craft process begins. Clients may either order a design based on an item in the portfolio or choose a custom design. These pictures demonstrate the process behind the Lamb Table, which features a massive, 43-inch wide, 105-inch long, 2-inch thick single live-edge board top of Northern Red Oak, with Black Walnut butterfly inset keys, a trestle base of White and Black Oak, and matching Oak and Walnut benches.

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1. After sustainable harvesting from our forests, the logs are transported to the farm.
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2. The logs are thawed into thick slabs. With this log, it’s a two-man job.
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3. Once the logs are sawed, Dave brushes them clean and inspects each one.
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4. Though most slabs are air dried, the boards from this tree are moved into the kiln for faster drying.
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5. The right slab is selected for the client. Clients often travel to the farm and woodshop to choose their own boards.
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6. The table legs are built and planed by hand.
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7. The legs and base are assembled.
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8. A small distraction.
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9. The tabletop is planed by hand.
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10. A detail of Dave planning his hand-cut inlaid Black Walnut butterfly keys.
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11. The table is complete, along with matching benches.
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12. The table is delivered to the client.
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