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Mesquite Table

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Project by sirthinkalot posted 03-20-2017 10:13 PM 1926 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son and I made this table out of walnut and mesquite. We filled the voids with an epoxy that glows pale blue when not under light. We made the walnut sides to mimic the shape of the mesquite and fastened the two together (with about a half inch gap) with half inch square black metal rods. He has hinted at wanting to sell it :( but I think I was able to convince him otherwise … father/son project and all :) Thanks for browsing guys Rick





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bubbaw

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#1 posted 03-20-2017 10:31 PM

Good job, great use of odd pieces.

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#2 posted 03-20-2017 11:20 PM

cool project! and time well spent :)

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 03-21-2017 01:29 AM

Very nice, it is worth keeping, when the money is gone you will miss the table.

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#4 posted 03-21-2017 02:33 AM

Beautiful work.

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#5 posted 03-21-2017 02:36 AM

It came out very nice.

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-21-2017 02:26 PM

beautiful table

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#7 posted 03-21-2017 04:25 PM

gorgeous table love the wood combo with the epoxy filler.welcome to lumber jocks.

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

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#8 posted 03-21-2017 06:24 PM

This table is so beautiful and nicely done and the wood is outstanding.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 03-21-2017 09:58 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone. And thanks for the welcome to lumberjocks :)

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Wood Studios

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#10 posted 03-27-2017 11:25 PM

Beautiful table, well done. Keep it in the family, it will be a cherished heirloom.

-- I read it but I wasn't listening!!

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