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Alan 'Acornman' Grainger Arts & Crafts Yorkshire School English Oak Dining Table

£ 990.00

Summary


A Yorkshire School mid oak rectangular dining table by Alan 'Acornman' Grainger (Acorn Industries), with four plank quarter-sawn English oak top (showing an excellent pattern of medullary rays), curved corners and chamfered edges on shaped adzed legs joined by an adzed stretcher. The legs can be removed if required for moving

About Alan 'Acornman' Grainger


Alan 'Acornman' Grainger (Acorn Industries)—Renowned for high quality pieces, all are hand made from solid English oak finished with the distinctive adzed ripple and bearing the acorn mark

Identification


Signature carved acorn on the stretcher

Comment


A beautifully designed and made item using top quality materials

Material


English Oak—English oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Although oak grows widely across Europe and North America, craftsmen continue to cherish English oak which grows more slowly than its foreign counterparts giving it strength, durability. Quarter sawn boards with medullary rays running parallel to the direction of the cut exhibit highly decorative figuring as a result result of the rays being sliced longitudinally. Quarter sawn boards are also renowned for their extra stability and strength

Size


Approximate dimensions are: height 73 cm (2 feet 4 and three quarters inches), width 160 cm (5 feet 3 inches) and depth 90 cm (2 feet 11 and a half inches). If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

Condition


Excellent condition If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to ring, message or email