Mesquite Table Top with turquoise

This beautiful mesquite table top was for a customer in Ohio. It was to be placed on a custom metal base. The size of this top was 90 x 40. We were able to come across some beautiful long pieces of mesquite all from the same tree and two of them were book matching. It is very hard to come across mesquite this long and wide enough to only need three boards to make it. Mesquite is a slow growing tree and extremely hard to work with. Therefore, making it a little pricier than some other domestic woods. But the end result is quite worth it. It has a lot of cracks and voids that have to be filled, but adding turquoise or other gems can really make a piece pop. Mesquite makes beautiful furniture.  But we also create carved bowls, vessels and wall sculptures from it as well. On this table top we inlayed Turquoise into some of the natural cracks and crevices. And we were able to leave a little bit of a bullet in the top to add some southwest charm. This piece had some beautiful grain and turned out great. We were happy to hear from the customer that it arrived in good shape and that they were so happy with it.

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