But it does not cater to the shabby chic look that sometimes can be very charming. (David refuses to do shabby chic. ) This was made from the heavy pieces on the pallet, the big square chunks. They were glued together with careful thought as to the grain. Over the years David and I haved both loved the variety and design of every piece of wood ever sliced through. I think he used it to advantage in this table.
And the bench at the back fits a lot of little children, and is comfy enough for big people too.