The early years

Where the story began

Posted by Mark Newton on

Before a move to the USA my wife and I lived here - Shropshire England.Here's the funny story behind my first coffee table:We followed our timber merchant into his muddy field, where my wife and I found a stunning piece of English Oak. Riddled with paw prints from the owners cats, it could have been there for years...“I’ll take it” I said, “But can you cut it in half”.Bracing myself for the final figure and knowing that a 4 feet long, 2 feet wide and 2 inch thick piece of England's finest won't be cheap, we followed him back on his...

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