Benson Trestle Table by Brawley Made

The Benson Trestle Table was a custom commission for a client with a converted industrial space in Venice, California.  It was designed to have both a contemporary and Californian aesthetic, as well as a grounding in traditional design and joinery.  Heavily influenced by the style of George Nakashima, it is constructed entirely of black cherry with a live edge split slab top.


The trestle base uprights are draw bored mortise and tenon construction, while the stretcher with through keyed tenons allows for easy disassembling.


The uprights and keys are ebonized with iron acetate, and the entire table is finished with a hard-wax oil and hand buffed wax.


29 .5″ H  x  34″ W  x  5.5′ L

  • Ebonized Cherry base with a black cherry live edge slab top.
  • Finished with hardwax oil and beeswax.
  • As all furniture is hand constructed, there will be variances in shape, color, and wood grain pattern that will make each piece unique.
  • Can be constructed of any locally available hard woods (price dependent upon wood selection).
  • Please inquire about any desired custom combinations.