The very first piece of ‘proper’ furniture I made was one of these tables. I’d ordered some metal railings for a job I was working on, and they arrived on a pallet that was 6ft long and 4ft wide, and looked nearly new. I didn’t have space for it in the skip, so I broke it down with the intention of using it for firewood. But as it sat in my workshop I realised that burning this perfectly good timber would be a total waste. Then I had an idea…..