We have a large inventory of wood slabs ideal for live edge tables. Arguably one of the most symbolic and beloved pieces of a furniture in your home, the dining table is a central hub for family and friends. From live edge wood slabs in dozens of species to reclaimed trailer flooring, we have an option that will work perfectly for your project. We offer finishing services if needed and can also design a custom base. Let us know if you would like to schedule an appointment to come look at our inventory. We will help you choose the perfect material for your live edge tables or other projects. Here are a few examples of dining and conference tables using live edge wood slabs. Visit Where Wood Meets Steel for more inspiration.
White Ash, American White Ash
65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-5 ft (.6-1.5 m) trunk diameter
The sapwood is light-colored to nearly white and the heartwood varies from grayish or light brown, to pale yellow streaked with brown. The wood is generally straight-grained with a coarse uniform texture. The degree and availability of light-colored sapwood, and other properties, will vary according to the growing regions.
Ash machines well, is good in nailing, screwing and gluing, and can be stained to a very good finish. It dries fairly easily with minimal degrade, and there is little movement in performance.
Ash has very good overall strength properties relative to its weight. It has excellent shock resistance and is good for steam bending.
Furniture, flooring, doors, architectural millwork and moulding, kitchen cabinets, paneling, tool handles, baseball bats, sporting equipment, and turnings. It is particularly suitable for food and liquid containers since there is no odor or taste.
– Excerpt from The American Hardwood Information Center