What a table made for a Holiday Feast! This 15’x4′ cherry mission trestle table is one of the largest tables we have ever built. The trestle base is built with mortise and tenon joinery. This ancient technique dating back thousands of years has many variations, but the basic practice has remained the same. A protruding tenon, cut at the end of one piece, fits into a corresponding recess, called a mortise, in the other. This joint is a staple in the construction of chairs, tables, cabinets, frames, doors, windows, and paneling. With the proper amount of glue, and wedges, or metal fasteners, this joint can handle an incredible amount of force. This is definitely necessary on this 15’x4′ tabletop, as it is weighing in at 350lb!! The client chose a light golden oak stain, which is our favorite color on cherry because it is very close to its natural color and really lets the grain shine through. Now we will carefully box up this massive table and hand it over to our in-home delivery company. They will take this table to its Jamestown, Rhode Island home. We are SO thankful for the opportunities we are giving by our customers, the small mountain town we get to call home and the talented team we have working for us.
Congrats to our friends at Booneshine Brewery on opening their tasting room and restaurant in East Boone this past summer!! What a pleasure it was creating these massive tables with Charleston Forge for their outdoor space! We built these 8’x3′, 1 3/4″ thick tops out of white oak and sealed them with a spar urethane so they could hold up outdoors year-round. Charleston Forge built the steel bases that set the tables at 36″ tall. A perfect height for hanging out with friends and tasting craft beer. We love working with local small businesses and these two companies really are top-notch. Charleston Forge has been making high-end metal furniture for over 35 years. Their factory is located in Boone right down the road from Booneshine Brewery. They ship their work throughout the US and internationally. Check them out at www.charlestonforge.com when you get a chance! Booneshine is a new business in the High Country. They have been in business since 2015, and have really taken off and grown a large following. You can find their beer on tap and in cans all over Boone and beyond. I honestly believe they are in it for the love of creating great tasting beer and that is why I think they are the best brewery in the High Country. You can check them out at www.booneshine.beer. It seems that if you take passion in what you do, whether it is custom made dining tables, hand-forged metal furniture or craft beer, your hard work will show and your business will succeed. Thank you very much to all the folks that try to buy local and support small business!! It is a true blessing to be able to do what we love!
Welcoming, comfortable and timelessly fresh! This 10’x4′ Tuscan Trestle was a massive farmhouse table!! Made of solid white oak, it weighed in at over 500 pounds and went into a home up in Rhode Island. White oak has a beautiful natural color to it! We really wanted to highlight that in this piece, so we applied only a clear topcoat.
We are excited to announce that we have started stocking our 6’ x38” pine Farmhouse Table as a buy it now option! This is one or our best selling tables. It will seat 6 people comfortably every day, and with its two 24” extensions attached, it quickly becomes a 10’ table that can fit 8-10 when company comes over. The table shown here has a golden oak stained top & a black base. We also plan to stock this table with an off white base, as well as all stained. We will have the first batch ready to ship in two weeks. The price is $1,500 & we will have the matching bench in stock as well for $400. The average cost to ship on the East coast is $200-300 or West coast for $400. As always we are happy to help you load this table up if you would like to pick up at our shop.
One of our clients moved from Connecticut to Charleston, SC for a warmer climate & laid back pace. They had us build them a 60″ round for their new home. Made of all cherry with a golden oak stain and a Mission-style base that is simple and timeless. To complete the set they went with 6 Manor House side chairs, painted black, with the seats stained to match the table and 4 saddle bar stools.
Using some more of those reclaimed chestnut beams I showed you in our last post. This time, a big 10’ French Country Trestle Table & matching bench. To finish the set 4 cottage sides & two armchairs in oak painted black with stained seats. This Beauty is heading down to Huntersville, NC. I think it turned out fantastic! Way to go team CFT!!