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Project by scott shangraw posted 12-29-2010 01:47 AM 2292 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’ve been wanting to do this mesquite hall table for some time. We used two natural mesquite slabs to create the top and the middle piece. The bark was removed, leaving the natural curves. The legs are bentwood lamination and the middle piece is sandwiched between them. Since mesquite has natural cracks, we decided to take advantage of this and inlay a bowtie into one of the large cracks to add something different to the piece. This piece is approximately 5ft long and 16” wide.

To see this piece and other mesquite projects please visit our blog.

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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#1 posted 12-29-2010 01:56 AM

That’s like new age, rustic, or something…....:}........... Very beautiful, great wood, cool design…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 12-29-2010 02:00 AM

Unique and easy on the eye well done Scott

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#3 posted 12-29-2010 02:04 AM

Nice table Scott. That Mesquite is a beautiful wood.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#4 posted 12-29-2010 02:12 AM

great design and a lovely piece. I’m not quite sure how it stays together, but you sure did good with it.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 12-29-2010 02:28 AM

All I can say is, “WOW!” Great looking piece. How’d you do that bowtie design? Most of the ones I’ve seen are very straight, no curves like yours. Do you have a template or something? Thanks for sharing.

TZH

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#6 posted 12-29-2010 02:39 AM

I like it, beautiful materials and contrast in design.

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#7 posted 12-29-2010 02:55 AM

Very nice design. I love it.

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#8 posted 12-29-2010 03:05 AM

I like that a lot.

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#9 posted 12-29-2010 05:49 PM

Wicked nice. I want one.

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#10 posted 12-29-2010 06:23 PM

Eye candy Scott.

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#11 posted 12-30-2010 04:06 AM

Beautiful work. Looks like it will last a lifetime or two or three.

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#12 posted 12-30-2010 09:24 AM

Gracefully rustic!!! Nice color.

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#13 posted 12-30-2010 04:02 PM

Beautiful, how do you come up with all your ideas? Your work is Gorgeous!

Thanks for sharing!

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#14 posted 12-30-2010 04:53 PM

Very cool!

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#15 posted 12-30-2010 06:34 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. TZH-.the bowtie is just something I drew up, I try not to have any straight lines in my peices.

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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