Matzeri tree roots are very rare and using them as table bases for coffee, entry or dining tables are a conversation piece.    They are sometimes found along rivers and natural springs, but the true mystery lies in the extraordinary root systems. Inosculation is a natural phenomenon in which the roots of two trees of the same specie grow together. 

According to Venda folklore, these roots are home to water sprites and if one looks very closely, you can see traces of them in the sacred forest, Thathe Vondo, the veil is very thin, and the folklore is quite extensive!!

This particular root (before it was trimmed) was more than 3 M in diameter with a perpendicular trunk, we estimate the death of this tree to be approximately 60 years ago and originating from the upper catchment area of the Letaba River, where it came down with floods.

Entrance table Tree Root 700H x 1000 x 1300mm

Entrance Tree Root Table Base 700H x 1000 x 1300mm – Matzeri Wood, African Hardwood

Tree Root Table Base African Hardwood, Matzeri Wood

Tree roots used as Dining Room Table Bases – African Hardwood

Hardwood Matzeri Tree Root Table Base 1300 x 1000 x 450 H Coffee Table – Matzeri Wood

African Furniture│tree root table base

Matzeri African Hardwood Tree Root Table Base – Coffee Table 1000 x 1300 x 450 H

Matzeri Tree Root Dining Room Table

Cleaning the Tree Root Table Base – before it is trimmed to size. African Hardwood Table Bases