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Walnut Box with wood Hinges

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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 06-04-2016 01:01 AM 1777 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted much of my new work lately, so thought I would post this one.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"





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shipwright

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#1 posted 06-04-2016 01:49 AM

Just an average nice box …...... FOR YOU! :-)
Great work with the grain as is your way.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#2 posted 06-04-2016 02:40 AM

Sure is a nice looking box, great work with the hinges, grain, and bottom shelf!

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#3 posted 06-04-2016 05:00 AM

I’m with Paul!

I think it’s elegant. Gonna line it with the alligator skin from the grill?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 06-04-2016 05:44 AM

eeek!! two naked aligators!
The accompanying story is a bit light on for words.

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 06-04-2016 01:38 PM

WOW…that is awesome. I’ve never seen anything like it. You’ve got a very unique style and I love it!!

-- Brent, Johnson County Texas......Resawing is like a box of chocolates, ya never know what you're gonna get.

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#6 posted 06-04-2016 02:06 PM

This box turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#7 posted 06-04-2016 02:44 PM

Thanks guys…I appreciate you taking the time to comment.
I have always felt very fortunate to be able to do the woodworking I really enjoy and also attempt to create my own style and designs.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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Dan

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#8 posted 06-04-2016 03:45 PM

Gorgeous box, The way you have integrated the hinges into your boxes makes them better, I think.

You probably won’t get a lot of accolades from PETA members though. :)

-- Dan

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#9 posted 06-04-2016 04:05 PM

Beautiful box, as usual!

And if that last pic is your way of inviting me to lunch,,, sorry but I’ll pass. :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#10 posted 06-04-2016 09:37 PM

Great looking sculpted box—looks like a nice piece of chocolate fudge!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#11 posted 06-05-2016 10:50 AM

Nice work as always, Greg. glad you were able to use all parts of those gators, including the skin!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#12 posted 06-06-2016 05:52 AM

The way you sculpted the box flows so naturally with the grain. The mark of a great craftsman is to fashion a piece where viewers see the beauty of the wood without a thought to the effort involved in making it so. Great job!

-- TT

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#13 posted 06-06-2016 07:33 AM

Besides excellent piece of wood you choose, you sculptured it nicely. Not to mention great work on wooden hinges. Crocodiles turned pretty realistic too- are they made of wood too?.Looks like real ones roasted on BBQ.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#14 posted 06-06-2016 02:56 PM

Thank you everyone…your comments are greatly appreciated.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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