The two long pieces of wood supporting the table top act as stretchers which allow the top surface to move from left to right giving you more space to manipulate the way the piece would be balanced.
The piece can be disassembled making it more mobile. 
Some process pictures are shown below 
Some pictures from my process. The photo on the left is of the Jig for steam bending, you can see I have a piece of wood rapped and clamped around it.
The photo on the left is another fast jig I made in order to keep the pieces stable enough to drill holes through them. 
A Rocking Table
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A Rocking Table

For my Wood II Final I decided I wanted to explore steam bending as my main focus for the piece. Initially I wanted to use the bent wood to make Read More
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