I am still working on the coffee table. It’s been a while since I have tackled a mosaic piece so large and i am growing impatient with the process.. The coffee table is approximately 36″x18″ which doesn’t seem that big until your staring at the vast empty substrate that needs to be covered. That’s a tad melodramatic, I am actually making a lot of progress, I am about halfway through the mosaic now. If all goes according to plan, it should be finished in the next week. For my next project, I had planned on making of small wall hangings, and selling them as a pairs. Most of my mosaics use 3/4″ wood for both the frame and the mosaic design. I have some 1″ thick pieces that I thought would work as frames. I don’t have a thickness planer so my first idea was to use the thicker wood,for the frame and use 3/4″ pieces for the mosaic,creating a shadow box. I dry fit some pieces to see what it would look like. It looked okay but there was something off about it.. I dug through the wood pile looking for any 1″ thick scrap. I found walnut, oak,,cherry, cedar, and,pine. I put together a quick pattern, and I have enough wood to make at least one more 1″ thick piece.