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a rustic mesquite table . i use boiled linseed oil on it
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#1 posted 11-04-2009 07:09 PM
Great looking slab table. I wish mesquite grew around here.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#2 posted 11-04-2009 07:41 PM
Nice 2 C some mesquite on a large project. I have a cutting bord that I bought several years ago. It is one piece, about 8” wide X 18” long X a good inch thick, not including the handle. I paid $35- for it as I remember. No knots, worm holes etc. I live in Texas and a large piece of mesquite comes from lots of looking, skinned hands etc. to get, then if U R lucky,,it doesn’t split. I love the redness of some of it. I am interested in some of the finishes that R used to make the wood really look RED. I have one ;piece that looks nice and red,,,,,,but I forgot what I used on it. DUMMY
-- RICH GRABLE
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#3 posted 11-04-2009 09:57 PM
So neat plus cool plus beautiful = very good table and design
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#4 posted 11-04-2009 11:23 PM
Beautiful slab of wood. I like the mesquite.
-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com
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#5 posted 11-14-2009 08:09 PM
Beautiful work. I really like pairing iron with rustic wood, but I’ve never worked with iron before. Were the iron legs purchased (if so, from where) or did you create them yourself? Im just finishing up my first woodworking class, but it looks like I may have to sign up for metal working next!
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