thomas de lussac uproots tree stump to form racine carré natural table
thomas de lussac uproots tree stump to form racine carré natural table thomas de lussac uproots tree stump to form racine carré natural table
feb 03, 2016

thomas de lussac uproots tree stump to form racine carré natural table

thomas de lussac uproots tree stump to form racine carré natural table
all images courtesy of young-ah kim




the ‘racine carré table’ (square root in english) is a bespoke table element by french product designer thomas de lussac. completed over eight months, the project exemplifies the beauty of a tree stump located in the perche region of northwestern france. the final work shows each stage of its craft, from the initial uprooting, to the final sanding, and elegant natural table that leans upon a sole wooden leg. ‘racine carré’ was constructed by perchebois craftsmen E. chartrain, bouhours, and gautier.

‘racine carré’ table

stump post sanding and reduction

thomas de lussac racine carré table
table and designer thomas de lussac

thomas de lussac

thomas de lussac racine carré table
production stages




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edited by: nick brink | designboom

  • “8 months” …is a hobby, not a job.


    JimCan says:

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