OneOak coffee table

posted on July 11, 2012
Designer-Maker Jody Koomen has completed his making of a OneOak coffee table. It was made using Philip Koomen’s off cuts.
OneOak table by Jody Koomen

OneOak table by Jody Koomen, with his two year old daughter Maya

Talking about his work Jody explained:
“I decided on this table design because it is very minimal and can be made using a small amount of timber, which, in my case, was the key problem to overcome. I very much enjoyed working with this highly charactered oak and it was very satisfying to make the knots and splits a central feature of the table top. These defects or imperfections in wood are often regarded as inappropriate for fine furniture; however, to me they bring a piece of furniture to life and allow the personality of the tree to be revealed.
I originally designed this table as a dining table; however, I thought it would work equally well as a coffee table. To give you some indication of the size of this table I’ve included a picture of my two year old sitting at the table.”

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