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Longhorn wandering thru mesquite

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This is a desk made from mesquite handcarved geometric design apron w/ matched set longhorn legs and silver tips on the bottom. The top is distressed with a burnished latex paint into the laquer finish.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





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HighRockWoodworking

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#1 posted 1238 days ago

Cool table…different I like it.

-- Chris Adkins, http://highrockwoodworking.com/

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1238 days ago

Amazing work once agian. Very different style, which is a good thing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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rivergirl

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#3 posted 1238 days ago

So cool! Love the legs.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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steliart

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#4 posted 1238 days ago

very nice design

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Gene Howe

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#5 posted 1238 days ago

That would be a very nice piece done in oak or walnut with traditional legs, but you have shown us an incredible table in mesquite. Along with Osage Orange, Mesquite must be one of the more difficult carving woods. Add to that the technical challenges in attaching the long horn legs and you have a real tour de force. Excellent work!! And, a beautiful piece!!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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mtkate

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#6 posted 1236 days ago

Definitely one crazy table. Great idea.

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jusfine

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#7 posted 1234 days ago

I like it!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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Sonny

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#8 posted 1184 days ago

excellent piece…......

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