One of the first projects we did in this house was to install the pellet stove. If you will remember, Kev found a big slab of black walnut wood and made this mantle. He left the bark on it, and left it rustic looking. At that time, Kev told me he was going to make a coffee table from the remaining slab, but he wasn't sure how he wanted it to look.
Then, this spring, 4 years later, he picked up some more pieces of the black walnut wood when he picked up the lumber for our stairs. He told me he finally knew how he wanted to make his coffee table. This is the result: