Mesquite Burl Cigar

  • Advertise with us
Project by Seer posted 11-20-2010 03:25 PM 1367 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am debating whether to keep this one in my collection or put a large price on it so it won’t sell lol. I have enclosed pictures of the 2 blanks part way through turning to show you what I had to work with and what eventually to my excitement was something totally unique in quite few ways for me. I hope you like it. The white circle in the lower barrel is actually part of a mistltoe infection the tree had. I put this on a Black TI Kit from Rockler (instructions called it a rhodium) don’t know but I like this one alot.


6 comments so far

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

9122 posts in 2491 days

#1 posted 11-20-2010 03:29 PM

Wow! I would keep this one. It really is beautiful! You do such nice work and this piece is really special.

Sheila :D

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View rozzi's profile


323 posts in 2893 days

#2 posted 11-20-2010 05:51 PM

Very nice pen. Unique! I would keep it there will never be another one like it. Good job.

-- Duane, Iowa

View sras's profile


4446 posts in 2700 days

#3 posted 11-20-2010 06:11 PM

Very beautiful wood and an excellent result! The partially turned pictures are really interesting. I understand why you want to keep this one. Price it at the point where you would rather have the money with no regrets.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View Brit's profile


6829 posts in 2413 days

#4 posted 11-20-2010 06:57 PM

Looking at all the great pens in your projects, I’d want to keep them all, but I agree this one is particularly beautiful and has a unique story to tell. Keep it.

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)

View eddy's profile


937 posts in 2935 days

#5 posted 11-20-2010 07:07 PM

that’s a keeper looks cool

-- self proclaimed copycat

View Carrick_Bend's profile


30 posts in 2421 days

#6 posted 11-20-2010 09:23 PM

Very Nice. I have always been a fan of mesquite…Keeper for sure.

-- Patrick, California

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics