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Project by afranco posted 03-12-2016 02:46 PM 1062 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a mesquite bar top my wife and I just finished. It has lots of turquoise from end to end and all kinds of nautical items inlayed sand dollars, starfish and little shark jaw. Lots of fun to make but extremely stressful to deliver. Worried about scratching it and the customers reaction, since he’s an amazing taxidermist and his attention to detail second to none. Well they loved it. Just need to make some trim pieces for baseboard and this one is a wrap.

Thanks for looking
Alonzo





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 03-12-2016 03:21 PM

That’s absolutely gorgeous!

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#2 posted 03-12-2016 07:05 PM

Awesome, absolutely love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 03-12-2016 08:46 PM

that’s a killer top my friend love the inlay it works.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 03-13-2016 12:44 AM

Love the inlay and turquoise work. Beautiful.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#5 posted 03-13-2016 01:04 AM

Awesome. What do you use for a finish? Is it an epoxy?

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afranco

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#6 posted 03-13-2016 08:24 AM

Thanks everyone!

@burldog yes it’s an epoxy finish, I learned a lot by the time the finish was done.

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#7 posted 03-13-2016 01:45 PM

Beautiful top, finish and inlays are icing on the cake.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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