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Pen of mesquite

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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 413 days ago 532 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pen of mesquite.

-- Aaron





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 413 days ago

Nice pen, how difficult was it to work with the Mesquite?

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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AaronSKuehn

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#2 posted 412 days ago

@Michael: Mesquite is not at all difficult to work with. I really like it. The only “problem” I’ve had is that some times small pieces of wood pop out. It’s almost like it’s not attached to the rest of the tree well. That’s happened a few times…sometimes at a bad time, others have been okay. But I recommend trying it—it cuts well and even a 500-grit sand makes it shiny.

-- Aaron

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Rickterscale

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#3 posted 412 days ago

Looks great. Beautiful piece of wood and great finish.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 412 days ago

Thanks Aaron I will get some and give it a whirl, cannot be any worse than that unstabilized spatled maple I tried out a few weeks ago.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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