Getting to the heart of things…

Welcome to the Arboriginals bLOG… We are pleased that you have dropped in to check us out. My name is Julie and I am the head cheerleader for our family’s venture and one of the chroniclers of our journey.  In this blog I hope…

Creative process

Cutting Our wood comes from trees that were already down either due to disease or wind.  We really like them when they’ve been down for awhile, because the decay process produces beautiful effects and figures in the grain.  Most wood needs to dry for…

About our products

Our name, Aboriginals Live Edge Furnishings, comes from combining the Spanish and English words for trees (arbol and arbor) with the originality of the products we create.  Live Edge is a term that refers to wood that has been milled in slabs or rounds with…

Is it spring yet?

The weather here in the Pacific Northwest has been torturing us with its indecision!  Can we work outside today?  Or are we relegated to indoors work?  Well in the mean time Pat has discovered the joys of Epoxy Resin.  It started with a trip to…

Lightning in a log?

Let’s face it:  electricity is fascinating.  Watching lightning streaking in the sky is always fun – especially from a distance!  But we found out how to create “lightning” in our logs.   Lichtenberg figures (German Lichtenberg-Figuren) are branching electric discharges that sometimes appear on the surface…

“She’s Got Legs…”

There are a variety of ways to hold up a table, desk or bench. If you’ve been looking for live edge furniture, you have no doubt seen many techniques used. I really enjoy seeing how different craftsmen finish their pieces. I like when other…

It’s been a loooong winter!

Here in the great pacific northwest we are a quarter of the way into May and still have failed to really feel the warmth of spring. MANY April showers have produced the usual May flowers, but it’s been hard to find a day warm…

Welcome, Come on in!

Product photos by NLSWorks contact Nancy  at:  nlsworks1@gmail.com

Welcome to the Aboriginals Live Edge Furnishings web site.  We are excited to share our love of nature, our  fascination with natural logs, and the great versatility that most of these products offer.  Our main objective is to find and  highlight the most beautiful aspect…