Customizing Your Table
Table Shown - The Alehouse with a
Tavern finish grey and level 1 distressing
The Epitome of CareAll our tables are made from New England whitewood also known as yellow poplar. Harvested most commonly from the Appalachian Mountains, these hardwood trees will reach heights’ of up to 150 ft. tall. One of the best woods for a hand-hewn finish it allows for a wide variety of burning and distressing techniques.
Additional wood types are available but may require longer delivery times of your selected table. Contact us directly about your wood choice interests and how they will reflect on the final table cost.
Stains and Finishes
The Tavern finish - This is our most visually striking finish. We utilize a variant of the Sho sugi ban technique (FIRE) to darken the sweeping hard grain. Wire brushing back the burn from the spring grains allows us to apply any color you choose (Grey, Brown, Red, Purple, you name it) or we can match an existing color with extraordinary results. The dark grains are left raised, leaving a very satisfying tactile feel and a look that says this is no ordinary table. With this finish you can select your level of Distressing from the chart below, You may also mix and match different levels of distressing for your accessories and table top.
Example: I would like #1 on the main table but #3 on all my accessories and #4 on the leaves.
*This finish is VOC free keeping your home, pets, and children safe from chemical toxins such as formaldehyde that can leak from lacquered and Polyurethane finishes.
Distressing Chart for the Tavern finish
light wear reflecting a well-kept slightly aged table, you can feel the wood grain ridges. (Standard with all Tavern Finished tables) (appears 20 to 40 years aged)
Very weathered, deeper sweeping grooves, several worm holes, with light mug dents. (appears 60 to 100 years aged)
Want Complete Distressed Customization? - Just call or email me! Have your characters names carved into the table, premade wine stains, blood from a tavern brawl, Arcane spell components burned into the surface. These are just a few ideas! Let’s brainstorm what we can to for your table.
Lords finish – ($350.00 upcharge per table section) This finish is hand crafted with the utmost care. Utilizing a lacquered finish and coming in a wide array of colors it will be a beautiful addition to any great room. We can match almost any décor.**
**This finish is not VOC free and can contain chemicals known in the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Painted Finish – (Upcharge depends on painting themes and styles) We utilize Sherwin-Williams you can select your perfect color by visiting Sherwin Williams ColorSnap Application website.
personalize each of your accessories
Dwarven Master Caddy options
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Companies we know and trust to bring the best to your table.
Dwarven Forge - in my humble opinion, is the greatest realistic 3D Dungeon Terrain on the market. We have been using their products for years. They embrace the same dedication to quality and service that we do here at Hammered Game Tables. Please contact them at Dwarven Forge Founder and artist Stefan Pokorny is a Hammered owner, and is the first to tell you he owns our prototype! They understand the dedication and passion behind what we do.
AxeNShield – Chris and Nancy are Hammered owners and have firsthand experience creating custom clear acrylic solutions for any surface on or in your table. From table bottom covers, clear map covers, Mini Flyers, Terrain risers, and spell templates, just to name a few. You can contact them at AxeNShield and use Promo Code “HAMMERED”.
Kraken Dice – Looking for some of the best dice on the market? They look phenomenal in our dice trays! Our friends at Kraken will have you covered contact them at KrakenDice
GameMatz – Looking to cover your tables with Lava or cobblestone? Need a custom mat to reflect a tavern layout or a war torn land? Be sure to contact them and let them know Hammered Dan sent you! GameMatz
RealGameFX – Take the realism of your game over the top by adding any of their incredible accessories. We have enjoyed several of their Kickstarters.