Live edge slab is simply a large, thick, piece of live edge wood – this could be from a walnut tree, oak, sinker cypress (most of the large trees actually). Read Live Edge Furniture: A Growing Trend to learn more about live edge. Considering using live edge in your furniture? Live edge furniture is unique. Its shape is irregular because the contour of the wood is retained – which makes each and every piece different the other. This kind of furniture fits in with a couple of various styles. It brings a natural, rustic feel to any setting. Or if you want a more modern feel, you can pair it with steel. You can pair it with almost any material actually, that’s how versatile it is!