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Black Copper's Art of Combining Wood and Resin

Updated: Sep 16, 2023

Detailed view of a custom wood and epoxy table.

In the world of furniture making, the combination of natural wood and epoxy resin has sparked a revolution. At Black Copper Woodworking, we take this revolutionary concept and transform it into a unique piece of art that serves both as functional furniture and a conversation piece. By marrying the organic beauty of wood with the versatility and vibrancy of epoxy resin, we create bespoke pieces that truly stand out.

The Epoxy Resin Process

Epoxy resin, a two-component system consisting of resin and hardener, has been a game-changer in the field of woodworking. When these two components are mixed together, a chemical reaction occurs that changes the liquid epoxy into solid, creating a durable, high-gloss finish that can withstand everyday use.

This process is intricate and requires a skilled hand. After selecting a piece of wood, it's prepared and arranged in a custom-made mold. The epoxy resin is then carefully poured, often in multiple layers, depending on the desired effect. Once cured, the piece is removed from the mold, sanded, and polished to reveal a stunning table that combines the natural beauty of wood with the abstract fluidity of epoxy resin.

Showcasing Black Copper's Wood and Epoxy Creations

At Black Copper Woodworking, we take pride in our ability to create custom pieces that showcase the potential of this unique medium. Our handcrafted tables are more than just functional furniture – they are works of art, each with its own unique character and charm. From tables featuring abstract swirls of color to pieces highlighting the natural edge of the wood encased in clear epoxy, our designs span the spectrum from subtly elegant to boldly dramatic. Each piece is a testament to our dedication to craftsmanship, quality, and the art of woodworking.

Unique and Customizable Epoxy Tables

One of the most exciting aspects of creating wood and epoxy furniture is the potential for customization. Each piece of wood has its own distinct grain, color, and texture, and when combined with epoxy, the possibilities for customization are.

virtually limitless.

At Black Copper Woodworking, we collaborate with our clients, guiding them through the process of selecting the wood and choosing the epoxy's color and effect. This ensures that each table is not just a piece of furniture, but a reflection of the client's personal style and vision.

Behind-the-Scenes: Creating an Epoxy Table

Crafting a wood and epoxy table is a labor of love, requiring patience, precision, and an artistic eye. Every step, from selecting and preparing the wood to mixing and pouring the epoxy, to the final sanding and polishing, is performed with meticulous attention to detail.

At Black Copper Woodworking, we're proud of the work we do and the unique pieces we create. We invite you to explore our world of woodworking and experience the beauty and versatility of wood and epoxy furniture for yourself.

In conclusion, the fusion of wood and epoxy resin in furniture making has opened a new realm of possibilities in design, allowing us at Black Copper Woodworking to create functional pieces of art that are as unique as the individuals who commission them.

Justin VanHoy

Owner of Black Copper Woodworking


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