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Project by beachtodesertWW posted 04-30-2019 03:25 AM 492 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mesquite slab that had a crevice that allowed me put lay down some river rocks and the tiniest koi fish I have ever seen. I added some clear epoxy to allow the koi fish to be seen as if it was a pond. The legs are made out of poplar and stained them using and ebony and stain that almost makes it look black. This was the first time that I have ever played out with angled legs and I was challenged with it a bit. I definitely learned a lot when it comes to angles. I buddy of mine has a domino, which helped putting the legs together.
My wife absolutely loved it.

Items used:
Mesquite Slab
Poplar for legs
Polymere Technologies Epoxy
River Rock from Dollar Tree
Koi fish from Amazon.

Let me know what you all think.

-- Sam





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sras

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#1 posted 04-30-2019 03:15 PM

Tiny koi – a nice upgrade!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 04-30-2019 04:01 PM

Very cool. Something I would have never thought of.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 04-30-2019 07:12 PM

That is one big piece of mesquite! And the color and grain are fantastic – nice job.

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#4 posted 05-01-2019 03:12 AM

Impressive looking top. That mesquite sure has a nice look to it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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