A number of people have asked me not to be so lazy and reconsider posting again; so here we go again. Remember you can unsubscribe easily. This 7″ mesquite “scrap” has been sitting in a water tank soaking for nearly a year when I finally decided to pull it out. To my surprise the borers had continued to do their thing and created this nice abstract pattern on the top. It is indeed beautiful but presented some interesting challenges.