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Mesquite Table

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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 07-15-2013 05:55 PM 1148 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Table or stand, I tend to stand alot and this works great for me. I used mesquite wood which I harvested and milled. A went though a few coats of urethane finish, three. Burls and curly grains, me likey :) Brushed on epoxy on the live edge. Crushed coral from my aquarium and blue sand from Hobby Lobby for fillers. Thanks for looking.





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christopheralan

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#1 posted 07-15-2013 06:01 PM

Beautiful work! Well done!

-- christopheralan

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#2 posted 07-15-2013 07:41 PM

Super sweet

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#3 posted 07-15-2013 11:34 PM

That is some beautiful wood and you did very well by it.

-- Art

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 07-16-2013 12:13 AM

Your design showcases some beautiful mesquite! Never thought to brush epoxy on live edges. Thanks for that.

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

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Karson

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#5 posted 07-16-2013 01:00 AM

Beautiful job Gerald. I love it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#6 posted 07-17-2013 05:08 AM

Looks good! cool design how did you join it all?

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#7 posted 07-18-2013 04:10 PM

Stunning table! Great design, gorgeous Mesquite and beautiful finish. Love the live edge.

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BlueStingrayBoots

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#8 posted 07-18-2013 04:48 PM

Thanks friends!

WaterMark, I used 2.5” deck screws along the bottom and with 1.25” blanks to hold the top to the vertical slab.

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