Mesquite & Pecan Dining Table

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Blog series by Dabilene updated 02-10-2013 07:56 PM 2 parts 3702 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Getting started

02-08-2013 03:16 PM by Dabilene | 3 comments »

I am putting together a hunting camp and the bunkhouse needs a dining table. The space will fit a 48” square table nicely (I’m a little apprehensive about trying a round table, so square it is). This is my first project that I consider “furniture”. I’ve been limited to shop fixtures, cutting boards, pens, etc. I live in Abilene, Texas, and we have a great mesquite supplier – Lankford Mesquite. I ended up with beautiful 4/4 boards for $12/board foot. ...

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Part 2: Continuation

02-10-2013 07:56 PM by Dabilene | 1 comment »

I filled the cracks & voids with two part epoxy. This was recommended by Mr. Lankford – where I bought the mesquite. It worked quite well and sanded easily. I then applied a heavy coat of tung oil. Next is polyurethane.

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