Mesquite Hall Table

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Project by scott shangraw posted 1331 days ago 1993 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,

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#1 posted 1331 days ago

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

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#2 posted 1331 days ago

Unique and easy on the eye well done Scott

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#3 posted 1331 days ago

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 1331 days ago

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

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#5 posted 1331 days ago

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.



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#6 posted 1331 days ago

I like it, beautiful materials and contrast in design.

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#7 posted 1331 days ago

Very nice design. I love it.

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#8 posted 1331 days ago

I like that a lot.

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#9 posted 1330 days ago

Wicked nice. I want one.

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#10 posted 1330 days ago

Eye candy Scott.

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#11 posted 1330 days ago

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

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#12 posted 1330 days ago

Gracefully rustic!!! Nice color.

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#13 posted 1329 days ago

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

Thanks for sharing!

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#14 posted 1329 days ago

Very cool!

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#15 posted 1329 days ago

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,

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