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Project by scott shangraw posted 06-01-2007 04:35 AM 3902 views 11 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite table-Now That I have gotten good pictures I want to show everyone.This table is Mesquite with a Walnut/Maple bentwood curved line sandwiched in between two halves of the table.The joinery close up is under the table were the legs come together. The pedistal base is all carved and hand shaped. There is turquoise inlayed into the natural cracks.

See other tables:

Barrell Stave Table http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/4070
Bentwood Table http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/4071
Wooden Hinge Pedistal Table http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/3461
Mesquite Bentwood table http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/3025

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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scottb

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#1 posted 06-01-2007 04:43 AM

That is some fantastic joinery! WOW! – the table tops not too shabby either ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 06-01-2007 04:45 AM

What a great table!

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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cheller

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#3 posted 06-01-2007 05:33 AM

This is absolutely beautiful.

Are the blue streaks in the table top natural?

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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scott shangraw

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#4 posted 06-01-2007 05:50 AM

They are crushed turquise inlayed with epoxy then ground and sanded down

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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Karson

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#5 posted 06-01-2007 06:03 AM

Great table and great craftsmanship.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Jeff

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#6 posted 06-01-2007 06:10 AM

Gorgeous. Inspiring. I love the mixed media aspect of it. Especially since the turquoise is understated in it’s use. Thanks for sharing!

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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John Minnick

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#7 posted 06-01-2007 06:39 AM

Your craftsmanship is unbelievable!

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mot

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#8 posted 06-01-2007 06:52 AM

Wow! Another level to aspire to!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 06-01-2007 03:27 PM

I’ve got three or four more levels to aspire to before I aspire to THAT level!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 06-01-2007 04:31 PM

Now that’s what I call talent!

-- Billp

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Bill

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#11 posted 06-01-2007 05:52 PM

Wonderful work Scott. I am so impressed with how tightly those joints fit, and they are not at 90 degrees. Care to share your secret on how you did that?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Skee

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#12 posted 06-01-2007 08:27 PM

Very cool. Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Skee from MN

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#13 posted 06-02-2007 12:07 PM

you are such an artist – very interesting design. The base looks like (to me) an old tree trunk with the sides going down into roots. Very nice.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Sawhorse

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#14 posted 06-02-2007 01:09 PM

Great table, nice joinery and I love the attention to detail…

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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Wooder

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#15 posted 06-02-2007 03:09 PM

Stunning!!! Very nice!!!

Jimmy

-- Jimmy

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