When urban air becomes too aggravating, add a little rural spirit by means of appropriate furniture, for example, a log coffee table. This type of furniture is able to give a special rustic charm. Its beauty consists in natural, irregular forms, lines and patterns. Raw wood saves its primordial vivid look. In addition, the decision is green and eco-friendly so long as it is possible to use fallen trees, logs, and stumps.
If you want to have such an article in your dwelling, you can have a purpose-made one or do it yourself. Of course, a question of how to make a log coffee table arises. First of all, make the draft and measurements. Choose a piece of wood which was stored inside at least twelve months since it can crack with heat. Then cut it as you need and select legs. They may be also wooden, for instance, small stumps. Artificial parts, such as iron legs or castors fit too. Polish and treat your new article with varnish or lacquer, and it will serve you a long time.
There are different types of wood used for furniture. Pin and cedar are soft and easy for treatment, but they rot quickly. Oak, birch and beech are more hard but difficult for work up. It is good to choose last breeds to make a solid log coffee table. If you are lucky to find a picturesque block, place it in your room as it is, without processing and legs.
A log slice coffee table has an amazing look and effect. It demands much time and patience to cut the slices, to treat them, to choose one piece to another and, at last, to gather your handicraft. But then you will get a really unique object, which will become the best decoration of your home.