Make a dramatic design statement with a live-edge solid-slab top. “Working with Live-Edge Tops” is full of tips and time-saving techniques for a great-looking top that just works.
- Why bark – while appealing – isn’t a good thing
- How to remove bark without damaging the edge underneath
- To clean an edge for the best look and leave a stable surface ready for finish
- Tricks for fixing cracks, splits and voids
- Expert tips for flattening and gluing up a live-edge top
- And much more!
Get dramatic with a beautiful – and functional – natural-edge top.
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About the Host:
Martin Goebel was traditionally trained in cabinet and furniture making at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, Calif. He spent the next six years creating custom pieces on commission while completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Fine Arts from the University of Missouri, Saint Louis. In 2008 Martin attended the Rhode Island School of Design, earning a Master of Fine Arts in Furniture Design, focusing on digital design. While on the East Coast, Martin spent time in the Design and Engineering departments of some of America’s premier Northeast furniture brands. A Saint Louisan to his core, Martin returned to Saint Louis in 2011 to found Goebel & Co. Furniture.
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