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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 09-01-2007 01:42 AM 2359 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rustic table 18” high, Honey Mesquite, 3.75” slab. Sanded with 60grit belt and 100grit palm sander, wire brushed edge. Clear epoxy filler and gloss poly finish with tung oil finish on top( still needs another coat of oil though). Forstner drill underneeth, turned pegged inserted legs with yellow glue. Very heavy, its what the customer wanted. Wonderful smelling wood, easy sanding.

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#1 posted 09-01-2007 01:44 AM

Must be a big forstner bit? That is a rustic piece for sure. Nice work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Robert Smith

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#2 posted 09-01-2007 01:52 AM

Great Work,I am allway’s looking in the Back ground of the older Tv’s a great place to find past styles of furniture.

-- Robert,

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#3 posted 09-01-2007 02:51 AM

Now that is a slab of lumber! I’ll bet it weighs a ton.

Good looking rustic table!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 09-01-2007 02:52 AM

Very nice, I really like the Honey Mesquite…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 09-01-2007 04:36 AM

Very nice. It came out great.

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

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#6 posted 09-01-2007 04:49 AM

Very cool table Blue. Great job.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 09-01-2007 05:53 AM

Thanks freinds. Cant wait to see where this takes me, a few yrs from now.

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#8 posted 09-01-2007 06:08 AM


-- Jesus is Lord!

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#9 posted 09-01-2007 11:27 AM

beautiful!!!! Love this type of furniture.
cool legs

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 09-01-2007 03:50 PM

Great table BSB. What did you use for the legs Also Mesquite?

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

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#12 posted 09-01-2007 05:47 PM

I like these things. I’ve seen more in this form on LJ, then in my entire life. Really nice!

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

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#13 posted 09-01-2007 07:44 PM

Yea Karson, its all mesquite but not from the same tree, or the same time drying.

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#14 posted 09-01-2007 08:58 PM

amazing work, very eye pleasing

-- Jeff B.

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#15 posted 09-02-2007 01:32 AM

Hot Dang! I want one.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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