Mesquite pedestal / table.

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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 12-23-2013 09:20 AM 1952 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three slices of mother nature. I used 8-9” bolts and 2.5” deck screws to hold it together, no glue. Clear brushed on marine epoxy on the edges and a few coats or gloss urethane on the exposed wood. Crushed coral for the crevasses. Heavy, solid, feels nice! Customer request but kinda hurt to let it go.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-23-2013 11:44 AM

Beautiful piece. I bet it was real heavy.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-23-2013 12:08 PM

Very cool, fine piece… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#3 posted 12-23-2013 12:53 PM

Gerald; A beautiful piece. Nice looking creation.

-- 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 †

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#4 posted 12-23-2013 02:21 PM

Very interesting piece! I like the natural edges, no hard angles that deflect the organic theme.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 12-23-2013 03:31 PM

Thanks LJ peeps! :) MMH, I have a piece of Brazilwood and a root ball of Mountain Laurel. Send me a pm for pictures if you think your interested. :) Happy holidays everyone!

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#6 posted 12-24-2013 01:27 AM

Beautiful table!

Wish I was closer to mesquite country as it is one of my favorite woods to work with.

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

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#7 posted 12-24-2013 07:07 AM

gfadvm, I’ll send you a whole pallet load, freight / Unishipper’s. :) Ohhh, just something to think about ;)

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