The Merchant's Table

Large Round Wooden Board - Ewen Brown


Designed and handcrafted by Ewen Brown in his Norfolk studio, each board is made from Suffolk or Norfolk locally sustainably sourced wood.

Ewen Brown’s love of functional design where quality and utility are intrinsic is clear in his work. He believes in a circular economy in which resources are kept in use for as long as possible, designing waste out of their products and recycling what little waste is created.

Origin of the woods:

Many of Ewen Brown's pieces are made from wood, which can be traced back to a specific area, making each piece historical and personal to the user.

Rippled Sycamore - Halesworth, Suffolk.
Privately felled.

Spalted Beech - Framlingham, Suffolk.
Decaying beech tree.

English Walnut - North Norfolk. 
Dead tree felled and milled locally. 

Black Poplar - East Norfolk.
Storm fallen. The black poplar was once a staple of Britain’s landscape but these days, the trees are few and far between. Because of its fondness for boggy conditions it can be found dotted throughout Norfolk and Suffolk.

Wild Cherry - Dunston, Norfolk.
Managed woodland. 

Sycamore - Halesworth, Suffolk. 


Diameter: 27cm

Depth: 3cm

Product Care:

During washing, do not soak wood items in water. Always dry off, and from time to time rub the piece lightly with food-safe oil for protection - we use organic flax seed oil mixed with beeswax. If you notice small marks appear caused by water or food, not to worry this is likely to happen. To return its original sheen, lightly sand in circular motions with a touch of oil and a small piece of 600/1000 grit wet/dry sandpaper.

Find out more about Ewen here.

We aim to make ordering from us as straightforward as possible.

Once your online transaction has been completed your order will be confirmed by email within 24 hours. If your order is placed on a Friday, or over the weekend, your item will be shipped within 3 days from the Monday.

Using Royal Mail our shipping rates are calculated based on the estimated weight and size of the items. 

You have the option of First Class Delivery (which cannot be tracked), or Tracked delivery ( to enable you to track your package through all stages of the delivery process)


Please allow 3-5 working days for delivery in the UK. In most cases it will be less.


We do ship outside of the UK and are delighted to do so, but we ask you to email,, so we may give you an accurate shipping cost to your destination.

Any customs or import duties are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. These charges must be paid by the recipient of the parcel. Unfortunately, we have no control over these charges, and cannot tell you what the cost would be, as customs policies and import duties vary widely from country to country.


We recommend contacting your local customs office for current charges before you order, so you are not surprised by charges you were not expecting.

Please be aware that your parcel can be also delayed by customs and subsequent charges can be applied. We have no control over this, and cannot supply any details why or for how long your parcel will be delayed.

If you wish to return a purchase please notify us at

If you are unhappy with our products in any way, they can be returned provided they are in saleable condition.

If you wish to return your item and receive a full refund items need to posted/couriered back to us within 7 days of being received by you.

Please note refunds to Debit/Credit Cards normally clear in 1/2 days after receipt of the returned goods.

Returns received outside the above time frame will not be accepted. For all returns you will be required to arrange and pay for the return of the products to us.

We will only accept returns provided the goods are received by us in the condition they were in when delivered to you.


Please returns items to: 

The Merchant’s Table
10 Church Street
Suffolk IP12 1DH

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