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Mesquite Lamp

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Project by Jose posted 06-25-2016 11:48 PM 607 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of several lamps I made. This one is made with Mesquite.





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RichCMD

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#1 posted 06-26-2016 01:57 PM

I really like the lamp. I am also envious of your ability to lays hands on such a nice big piece of mesquite from which to make it. It looks like you might have filled some voids, what might have been worm holes. I am curious about what you used.

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Doug Scott

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#2 posted 06-26-2016 03:21 PM

Nice design, I’ll bet the one receiving that loved it too.

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI

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Jose

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#3 posted 06-26-2016 06:21 PM



I really like the lamp. I am also envious of your ability to lays hands on such a nice big piece of mesquite from which to make it. It looks like you might have filled some voids, what might have been worm holes. I am curious about what you used.

- RichCMD


I used epoxy and mixed some powder color.

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Grumpymike

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#4 posted 06-26-2016 11:03 PM

Nice piece … All Mesquite that I have found has some sort of voids in it. Do you fill then turn it or turn it then fill??

There is a special beauty to Mesquite found in no other wood.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Jose

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#5 posted 06-26-2016 11:06 PM



Nice piece … All Mesquite that I have found has some sort of voids in it. Do you fill then turn it or turn it then fill??

There is a special beauty to Mesquite found in no other wood.

- Grumpymike


Most of the time I turn and the fill them. Sometimes I leave them as they are and paint the inside black to highlight them.

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