JAC side tables by gavin coyle JAC side tables by gavin coyle
dec 13, 2012

JAC side tables by gavin coyle

‘JAC side tables’ by gavin coylethe set of JAC side tables



british designer gavin coyle has created a set of turned side tables using the distinctive grain pattern of douglas fir. each piece uses one plank of timber which has been cut and stacked together in a particular sequence highlighting the distinctive appearance of the annual growth rings. decorative patterns emerge as each consecutive piece is folded upon itself allowing the grain pattern to flow from the bottom of the table to the top. these blanks are then machined on a lathe to form geometric profiles before being finished with a white oil.



JAC side table 1



JAC side table 2



JAC side table 3



detail showing herring bone grain pattern



detail showing crown cut grain pattern



assortment of the different grain patterns with branded logo



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  • Using wood grain for the sake of using wood grain negates the power which wood grain can have.
    Where is the focus here ?
    Is the focus meant to be the piece of furniture ??? or to be the grain of the wood ???
    Juxtaposition and contrast need to be thought thru for a powerful dynamic to work.

    Paedra says:
  • I really like these tables. Very pleasing on the eye and an original use of materials. How much do they cost?

    Jacqueline Brown says:
  • Nice collection of tables! Eames or Jasper Morrison ‘A’ stools with a skillful twist??

    Ps. why the need for the wood grain comment…..sad.

    Phil says:

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