Rustic furniture handcrafted using reclaimed wood slabs or tree slabs. Nature’s hidden secrets set the creative mind in motion. This is the roots of natural art. As an artist at I relish the stillness of nature and in the stillness, the artistic design takes form in natural wood furniture. The elegance found in natural live edge and complex grain patterns brings life to this rustic art. The art of natural wood furniture design and crafting is seeing the hidden treasures.
Natural wood furniture is the cover for many styles of furniture. Burl furniture is one of these styles. What is a burl and where does it come from? Burl wood is a type of fast-growing, abnormal growth found on some trees. Burl wood grows because the tree has experienced some sort of environmental stress or damage. This is often caused by either a fungal attack or an attack by insects. Many of these burls are hidden in the root system.
This burl wood is highly desired by woodworkers and artist around the world. Burl wood such as big leaf maple burl, Cherry burl, black walnut burl, old growth redwood burl is some of these highly desired burls. These artists use these burls in wood turning, handcrafted rustic tables, rustic beds, rustic chairs. The natural hidden beauty comes out giving life to the hidden secrets of nature. That is the art of burl furniture. Other unique rustic furniture crafted using reclaimed live edge wood slabs such as rustic dining table, natural wood countertops, rustic office desk, natural wood art, burl wood furniture.