Mantle and matching Sofa-table

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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 2572 days ago 1641 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite Mantle, 5’ x 5” x 8” and a Sofa-table slab 54” x 18” x 2”.
Mantle weighs 115lbs. it was fun, milled the mantle from a trunk, the slab was in my wood shed so all that needed was sanding, wire brushing and cut to size. Sanded to 100g, i might sand to 220 this afternoon. Customer wants to seal it with tung-oil so he wanted it bare. He asked me to seal it with oil, I added 3rd picture.

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#1 posted 2572 days ago

Awesome, great lookin’ wood.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#2 posted 2572 days ago

Very nice. I’ve got a case of wood envy.

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

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#3 posted 2571 days ago

oooooooh yahhh

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 2571 days ago

Those are some pretty hunks of would.

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#5 posted 2571 days ago

Looks like fire wood to me. What would it cost to ship it?

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

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#6 posted 2571 days ago

More than the price of beef Karson. I am planning on using it for some BBQ pork slabs, if customer does’nt pick it up.
Christ has overfilled my cup! Aaaand it shooore is good! lol

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#7 posted 2571 days ago

Great looking wood.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 2571 days ago

Incredible chunks of wood. I really like that Mesquite – and I don’t mean for bar-b-que.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 2571 days ago

Beautiful wood, I’d love to see the finished product.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#10 posted 2570 days ago

I like the reddish figure of Mesquite…Save the wood chips as they make a great steak too! And pork…and chicken and fish and…Hey! What time’s dinner? Got a lot of hungry Lumberjocks here!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#11 posted 2568 days ago


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#12 posted 2425 days ago

WayneC said it best. I would love to see a piece like that in real life and preferably in my shop! Beautiful. Allison

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#13 posted 2368 days ago

wow that is beautiful wood. I’ve heard about mesquite before but never actually seen it. it looks beautiful. and as a plus you can save all the little left over scraps that you’re probably never gonna use for your next BBQ.

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#14 posted 2325 days ago

awesome, awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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