Melting-wood side table is the perfect marriage of art and functionality

Aug. 22, 2019

In a recent video, YouTuber Michael Alm demonstrates how to construct and sculpt a melting-wood side table.

As a former fine artist turned DIYer, I am drawn to projects that not only display precise craftsmanship but also express the creator’s artistic vision. This side table checks all the boxes, and I desperately want it. Michael Alm, a talented wood carver and sculptor, takes furniture design to the next level with his most recent side table. The piece, made from MDO boards, metal legs, and a curly maple top, creates the convincing illusion that the wood top is melting and dripping down the sides of the table. In a recent video, YouTuber Michael Alm demonstrates how to construct and sculpt a melting-wood side table.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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