Oak tree or solid oak wood dining table. It’s both. Made from reclaimed oak this over sized dining table can stand on it’s own in the forest. After all, that was it’s birth place. But no new trees were destroyed in the making of this table. Instead, only the fallen were chosen. It’s age is apparent in the natural distressing and only adds to it’s unique charm. Dress this table up for dinner parties in the dining room or enjoy a relaxed cup of coffee in the kitchen. Either way this oak dining table will work hard for you.
Solid Oak Wood Dining Table
Oak is an extremely dense wood and that ‘s what makes it so hard and strong. This wood is resistant to insects and disease because of it’s high tannin content. It also has a nice grain with unique markings which makes it popular among consumers. The use of oak wood for product manufacture dates back to the ninth century Viking ships and has been admired ever since. Since the Middle Ages, oak has been used as interior paneling for prestigious buildings, construction of fine furniture and the building of ships for war. It’s even used to make fine wine in wood oak barrels. But did you know that there are a number of very famous oak trees. Due to their popularity in production of goods, not many oak trees have survived over the centuries. The Bowthorpe Oak, located in Bourne, Lincolnshire is approximately 1,000 years old and in the Guiness Book of World Records for longevity. The Major Oak is 800 years old and grows in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. It’s believed that Robin Hood once used the tree for shelter. The Friendship Oak, located in Long Beach, Mississippi, is still standing at 500 years old. Then there is the Angel Oak near Charleston, South Carolina. It’s the baby at only 400 years old. So now maybe you understand why we think this solid oak wood dining table will be around for a long time. It will probably outlive most of us. Now let’s eat.