Anne by Gareth Neal

Contributed by Crafts Council

This American walnut table 'Anne' was made by Gareth Neal in 2008 and acquired by the Crafts Council Collection in 2009.

The table was made a pivotal point in Neal's career as he set up his workshop in Hackney Wick and started exploring the potential of 3D software in designing furniture.

The table was designed on a computer programme, cut by CNC router machine but was finished by hand. Neal alludes to furniture making of past centuries with the outline of a 1730 Queen Anne-style side table just visible in the legs.

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