Did you have to say goodbye to a favorite tree? Ask the arborist to save you a piece about this size. You can remove the bark, lightly sand and then seal (with poly, or beeswax) and use as a table. Good idea for some of our trees we need to remove.
Bookcase by outboxdesign at DeviantArt. I have this weird desire to organize books on it by lineage: Homer and Sappho at the bottom, working up to Hilda Doolittle on one branch and Neil Gaiman on another.