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Project by Mesquiteman posted 1722 days ago 4185 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The mantel is the project that I am posting about. It is mesquite, the dimensions are roughly 72×12-16X4 inches thick. Mesquite is great to work with, hard on the tools, but then end result is magnificent.
I have mesquite, juniper, black jack oak, arizona walnut. I mostly cut natural edge because that is the type of furniture I like to make. I am located in Tucson, Az.





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FenceWorkshop

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#1 posted 1722 days ago

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dozer326

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#2 posted 1722 days ago

Very nice slabs! I love the Arizona walnut, it’s always nice to cut something other than mesquite! Chainsaw or bandsaw?

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Mesquiteman

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#3 posted 1722 days ago

I have a timberking band Sawmill, nothing fancy, but cuts great.

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Kent Shepherd

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#4 posted 1722 days ago

Gorgeous wood

Thanks

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#5 posted 1722 days ago

gorgeous wood

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mynoblebear

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#6 posted 1722 days ago

You found yourself some nice looking wood. There is nothing like narly buts and figured crotches when selecting the wood to use on a project.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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daveintexas

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#7 posted 1722 days ago

woooohoooo

Beautiful wood, sure wish you were in Texas.

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Gary

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#8 posted 1722 days ago

Between you and Dozer, I gotta figure out how to design a trip thru y’alls area.
Nice slabs.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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blackcherry

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#9 posted 1722 days ago

I sure would like a closer look could you please forward for closer inspection…LOL just beautiful looking slab would love to have a slab…Blkcherry

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1722 days ago

Wow neat

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hap

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#11 posted 1722 days ago

what else but, WOW.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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Bob Kollman

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#12 posted 1722 days ago

nice slabs, wow is very accurate!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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aldo

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#13 posted 1307 days ago

I will be in your area in March and would like to see your work. Can you send me your contact info.

John
Boston,ma

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Mesquiteman

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#14 posted 466 days ago

I am now located in glendale, Az. If anyone is interested in slabs give me a call at 602-319-7968. I have a few thousand slabs dry at all times.

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