The Floating Table

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A friend sent this idea to me a little while ago. Creating a suspended slab proved to be more of a challenge than expected as you have to make sure all three corners are balanced so that it doesn’t go all wonky on you when you put a book or glasses on it. The last thing you need is to see your precious potted aloe go sailing across the yard.

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By using one piece of rope and weaving it underneath the slab, it make it adjustable so you can level it out once you suspend it from the ceiling in a wood stud (with a hook that can hold 100 pounds). This slab is no lightweight piece of wood; it’s a thick slice from a felled tree in Arlington, VT finished with a few coats of outdoor poly to preserve it in the elements. This unique wood slice looks like the face of an owl:

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To lower it, you only need to add some chain between the hook and the ring. This isn’t just a table for a front porch; it makes a great end table in a bedroom as well!

Price: $25-49  (each floating table will be slightly different depending on the type and size of slab used)

About Mel

My name is Mel, and I spend my time living, working and playing on the east coast. I'm a reclaimed wood artist who loves to continually find ways to repurpose wood and give it new life. "Nature Calls: Reclaimed Wood Designs" is my business dedicated to doing that! Thanks for stopping by!
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