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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 07-01-2014 04:04 AM 1308 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one and sorta pull the drawer from your fingertips when it is almost closed.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 07-01-2014 04:08 AM

Another excellent box Greg,

Lots of financial luck on your show. I think you are providing variety in your style of crafting which should get more response and different financial levels.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 07-01-2014 04:17 AM

Greg, I don’t recall a carved box with a drawer before. What a nice layout for a watch collection. I like the idea and hope it finds a buyer. Knock ‘em dead in Dallas or wherever. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 07-01-2014 05:47 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 06:02 AM

that just blew my mind, how much is the tag on that one?

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 08:52 AM

Oh I like it with the drawer…very fancy Greg

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#6 posted 07-01-2014 11:44 AM

A new design, very nice Greg

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#7 posted 07-01-2014 11:45 AM

Another fine advancement. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 07-01-2014 12:28 PM

Greg,

That is a sweet box! The swirl pattern on this one is one of my favorites. I really like the small lift. The thing that really caught me is that I completely missed the drawer when it was closed. That is some fine work sir.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#9 posted 07-01-2014 12:49 PM

Very well done!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#10 posted 07-01-2014 02:50 PM

really nice

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 07-01-2014 03:02 PM

That is one of the most “eye catching” boxes I’ve seen. Extremely well done!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#12 posted 07-01-2014 03:11 PM

Thanks everyone.

Thomas…the clocks I recently made are the first pieces I have ever brought to a show that were under $100. I am eager to see how they sell. If the don’t sell I can always throw them in as Lagniappe to close a box sale.

Big Al….good to hear from you. I hope all is well. This is my fourth box with a drawer. I like their look but I really need to redesign my sculpting /downdraft table to accommodate a larger piece as this one. I constantly vary the height and angle of the table to sculpt and this size was pushing the limit for a comfortable carving angle.

deon…much appreciated…

cdaniels…thanks. I haven’t decided on a price as of yet but I am thinking someone around $750 – $800

Hawaiilad… the drawer is a good feature but when I also have my style of raided legs and sculpted curves at the bottom the height of the entire box really increases.

Randy…thank you. The cypress keeps it fairly light because of the size. Two of the other boxes I made with drawers were approximately the same size but made with marblewood for one and cocobolo for the other. Their weigh was quite greater than the cypress ones.

Hey Monte…I have been enjoying your posts of the beetle kill pine pieces you have been creating. I keep wondering how something that size would look sculpted.

MarkTheFiddler…thanks. that is one of my favorite sculpting design patterns also but I don’t use a drawer that often…I guess it is obvious since I have used it on many boxes…and I am glad because they sell.

PaulDoug…thank you

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#13 posted 07-01-2014 03:13 PM

hey Grizzman….thanks. hope things are great for you and Susan…

Dennie…much appreciated.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#14 posted 07-01-2014 03:49 PM

Another great looking box Greg. I really like the drawer feature, it adds a lot of “extra value” to the box.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#15 posted 07-01-2014 03:54 PM

Another thought? Looks like you box makers are taking an idea and stepping up the ladder?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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