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Blog entry by Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor posted 1858 days ago 4298 reads 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one creative woodworker!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#1 posted 1858 days ago

Hey Greg
totally cool unbelievable contraption

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1858 days ago

That is the coolest thing ever!!!

-- Steve, Vancouver, WA

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#3 posted 1858 days ago

thanks greg , thats incredible !
now we know what we can do with all the scraps .
and where we are headed !
like he said ,
something to drive you nuts ,
and keep you awake at night !
it sure makes you pay attention to detail .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1857 days ago

Wow! That’s the best “Smoke Grinder” I’ve ever seen! Amazing!
I wonder if he’s ever tried it with wind or water power, rather than the hand crank?
Is it possible to contact that man? I’d be interested to hear his thoughts on an engineering problem that has had me stumped for a number of years. It involves an X-rated whirligig that I made the action to, but can’t figure out how to animate. The problem is transferring the circular motion of the axle into an in-line forward and backward motion, a mere 1 1/4” would be all that’s necessary…
The only idea I came up with would be a sort of wedge shaped flywheel, that would push on the wider end and release on the tapered side. But that would have to be weighted on the narrow side in order to spin properly, and would involve a too-large housing…(sigh)
Thanks for sharing this, Greg!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 1857 days ago

woah, how long does that take to build? I bet it took years of trial and error. He said I quote” My donning achievment, I never want to make that again” Must have been a pain, but very satisfying

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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#6 posted 1857 days ago

Really amazing and demonstrates a fantastic grasp of mechanics, not to mention woodworking skills. Thank you Greg for calling our attention to it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 1857 days ago

God Bless that Man!!
That contraption belongs in the Smithsonian or MIT.

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#8 posted 1856 days ago

That man has a GREAT imagination !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#9 posted 1856 days ago

That’s amazing.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#11 posted 1852 days ago

He must have been an engineer. Just watching it work makes my head hurt!

-- "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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#12 posted 1714 days ago

Wow! I wouldn’t even know where to begin.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#13 posted 541 days ago

That is amazing.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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