About Our Oak River Desk Tops
Our beautiful bespoke earthy oak river desktops are designed and handcrafted in-house by our experts from our timber yard and workshop in Plumpton Green, Sussex, just a short drive from London or Brighton. Our stunning and unique river desktops are guaranteed to bring a strong sense of the outdoors to your home or business. With over 25 years of industry experience, our experts know exactly how to make a beautiful and bespoke piece of solid oak furniture that will last for decades to come.
We craft our unique oak river desktops using our beautiful range of full stave, wide stave oak slabs that we exclusively source from sustainable forests and woodlands across the UK. We then vacuum kiln dry each slab on-site to ensure durability and longevity. We then hand pick each slab considering its chosen environment and purpose and look for its natural imperfections, such as the cracks, voids, markings, knots and striations. We then infuse these imperfections with our own blend of epoxy resin to create beautiful glassy details that we describe as ‘frozen nature’. To make that iconic river effect, we use two live edged slabs that we set apart from each other and centrally infill the middle section with epoxy resin.
Our stunning river desk tops are available with waney or live edging for a more rustic and rural appeal, which follows the natural shape of the tree, or our straight or square edging for a more modern and contemporary appeal. Alternatively, we can offer our mixed edging which includes elements of both edging styles for a more subtle option to the waney edging style.
Each earthy oak river desktop is crafted to the highest quality and with the right finishing choice, we can craft your solid oak desktop to suit any environment, whether it be for a rural and rustic styled home or a modern and contemporary office space. We offer two finishing options to aid and protect your surface, either an oil-based finish that enhances the natural tones to reveal vivid shades of oranges and golds, or a clear lacquer that maintains the original earthy colourings. Our finishing options provide protection in different ways; our oil finishing protects the surface by penetrating the timber surface and creating multiple layers of protection throughout, whereas our lacquer finish creates a thick shield like barrier on the surface of the timber.
We can craft our stunning oak river desktops alongside any of our other solid oak furniture, such as our oak shelving, tables, window seats and sills and kitchen furniture. When two or more of our solid wooden furniture is crafted, we can craft them from the same tree to make a matching set of bespoke custom furniture for your home or business.
Generally, we say that each oak river desk top will take around one month to complete, this is because unlike our competitors, we craft our solid oak furniture completely from scratch, all under one roof. We like o take the time to ensure each solid oak desktop is crafted to the highest quality. Once your desktop is finished, it will then be ready for either our dedicated delivery service, or for collection from our workshop.
To see more examples of our resin infused solid oak furniture, visit our sites www.timberdeal.co.uk or www.earthytimber.com for our luxury range. Alternatively, feel free to browse our Instagram accounts www.instagram.com/earthydesign or www.instagram.com/timberdeal