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Natural Edge Mesquite Table

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Project by Dusty123 posted 823 days ago 2743 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a natural edge Mesquite dining room table I made for a friends cabin. It is made from 8/4 Texas Mesquite with Mesquite logs as it legs. The most challenging part was to get the aprons to match up with the crooked legs. Not a square side any where. I mortised the aprons into the legs then set with screws. Lots of epoxy on this job which is typical for mesquite. The finish 4 coats of a sprayed satin Waterlox, then hand rubbed with 0000 steel wool and wax. It came out really well. It is a heavy table and something that you don’t want to moved around much.





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FlyingMLB

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#1 posted 823 days ago

Gorgeous!!! What more can I say?

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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Ryan Haasen

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#2 posted 823 days ago

The colour of that is AMAZING! Great Job!

-- Ryan

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 823 days ago

Another beautiful project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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upriver

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#4 posted 823 days ago

Very nice. A very difficult balance of clean and rustic!

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Bradley

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#5 posted 823 days ago

Great looking table! Lots of filling time with that epoxy.

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#6 posted 823 days ago

I have to say I like the log legs the bets. There is just something about them that I just like.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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grizzman

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#7 posted 823 days ago

this wood sure has a beautiful color, i really love it, you did a very nice job and i know your friend will enjoy it in his cabin…will you make some chairs or bench seating for it…that would really give it your final touch…great job..grizz

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Joseph Jossem

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#8 posted 823 days ago

Awesome table that is a beast.nice job on the legs.

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WILLIE

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#9 posted 823 days ago

good job.

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canadianchips

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#10 posted 823 days ago

Beautiful table. I like the legs.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#11 posted 822 days ago

Really good looking table, I like it a lot

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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GenerationWW

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#12 posted 822 days ago

Very nice table, great looking finish and I love how rustic it is. Great Job!

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 822 days ago

Mesquite isn’t easy to work with but you did a super job! Bet your shop still smells great.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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ChuckV

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#14 posted 822 days ago

That is a beautiful table – great job on it.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#15 posted 821 days ago

great job!! i love the natural edges!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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