The French Oak Harvest Table is a prominent piece of furniture and a focal point in any family home. As a tribute to the beautiful solid wood used in this design we have attempted to create an item of furniture that should, if properly cared for, live as long as the tree that made its creation possible. This design epitomises family living and the joy of communing and eating together. The fine details of the dovetail joints allow for movement in the table top through the seasons as the wood expands and contracts accordingly. The legs are robustly constructed with large mortise and tenon joints, built to be a family heirloom.
The French Oak Harvest Table features a 2.75" thick table top and a proportionally thicker timber base, making it a prominent design well suited to large spaces. Kindly note that French Oak is known for it’s character - knots, cracks and discolourations in the timber from part of the natural beauty of this particular wood and are not considered defects. This design can also be made in 2.75" thick Iroko, which has a nutty brown colouring, a straight smooth grain, and very few knots.
As with most of our table designs, the French Oak Harvest Table is made to order and to size in increments of 4". Due to the thicker proportions seen in the French Oak Harvest Table, we generally do not recommend this design is sizes smaller than 118" long as the increased thickness of the table top and legs can look a bit too thick and out of proportion.
The French Oak Harvest Table is only suitable for indoor use. However, we do make a version specially designed for outdoor use. Please enquire for details.
This design is for indoor use only.
Below are a few of the standard sizes available. Additional sizes can be viewed in the attached catalogue. Custom sizes are also available to order.
8 seater 2400 - 94.5" L x 35" W x 29.5" H (2.75" thick table top)
10 seater 3000 - 118" L x 39.5" W x 29.5" H(2.75" thick table top)
12 seater 3600 - 142" L x 39.5" W x 29.5" H(2.75" thick table top)
In order to retain the natural finish of the timber we keep the number of protective coats to a minimum. Although this does add to the aesthetic appeal of the product, highlighting the natural qualities of solid wood, it does mean that the finish is not impervious to damage and staining. However, if you follow the instructions laid out below, it should be sufficient for normal use.
After use, wipe down the wood surfaces with a slightly damp cloth to preserve and protect the wood coating. Dry with another cloth if a lot of water remains. Do not expose these products for any extent of time to pools of water. If the products get wet you should dry them off as soon as possible.
If exposed to wine, vinegar and oils / oily food for an extended period of time the wood will stain. To avoid stains, wipe up spills directly with a slightly damp cloth and then dry. Spills should not be left overnight as they will sink in and mark.
Placing hot items on the wood may result in damage or burning. We recommend that you use coasters, and protect the table tops from hot dishes.
We do not recommend that you place indoor furniture outdoors. Outdoor furniture is specially designed to be able to withstand the dramatic temperature changes and moisture in the air. Avoid placing timber furniture items in full sun as exposure to sun/uV causes yellowing and light surface cracks.
Heavily air-conditioned environments require the use of a humidifier to restore the natural humidity of the air, as dry air will result in cracking / warping of the timber.
The French Oak Harvest Table is available in the following timbers: