Michael Beitz is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh. Michael skillfully combined beautiful designs with meticulous craftsmanship to create these four amazingly designed tables. There’s a looping picnic table, a melting picnic table, and even a table in the shape of a tree.

They’re definitely art, but the kind of art you want to eat on.

Michael received his MFA from the University of Buffalo in 2009. Find out more here.

Looping Picnic Table

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Melting Picnic Table

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While in residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Michael Beitz built this 10-foot-long picnic table that looks to be melting and dripping down over railing to the terrace below.

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The table was built from laminated poplar. A video of the construction process can be seen here.

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Tree Shaped Picnic Table

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Dinner Table

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Not technically a picnic table, but a table nonetheless.

Michael has lots more beautiful work to see, so check out his website.

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