Mesquite Burl Trinket box

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Project by GLT posted 07-07-2012 09:25 PM 1406 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I went “burl hunting” with my brother and found a dead mesquite limb with about 4 burls on it. On one of those days when I “just had to make something,” I cut this burl from the branch, sanded down to wood, and cut the opening. It sat for a week or so, but I finally got back to it this week and finished it. I would have liked the lid to fit better, but otherwise I’m pleased.

-- Gary T, Valera, TX

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#1 posted 07-08-2012 11:33 PM

thats to cool ,nice finish

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#2 posted 07-09-2012 01:31 AM

Looks good, and I also like the finish.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 02:51 AM

Loving the mesquite! What a nice little box. God bless

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