The Dot Table was originally made as an exhibition piece, in the 1970s. Two bases were made for it; one three footed pedestal and one with a ring of laminated curved spokes.
Ebony is a heavy wood generally jet black in color with variable gray streaks. It is durable, works nicely and its rich color and it is often used in musical instruments.
Rosewood is a common name for many different woods, often causing confusion. In general, rosewoods have deep red and brown tones and beautiful grain making them ideal for furniture and musical instruments. Brazilian rosewood, traditionally the most sought after variety, is considered endangered and several substitute woods have taken its place in the market. These include Indian rosewood, Honduran rosewood, and cocobolo.