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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 07-30-2016 04:05 AM 904 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed this Maple Lift top box using a design idea that has been in my thoughts for a while.
Nothing fancy but it was a fun project that is providing me with some other ideas.

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





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#1 posted 07-30-2016 04:50 AM

That’s unique and quite attractive. I’d like to know how you did it.

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#2 posted 07-30-2016 04:54 AM

id like to see another. Something that makes the lines stand out whether it be figure or a different species would be interesting.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#3 posted 07-30-2016 05:09 AM

Subtle. I like it.
You are letting the grain and texture shine.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 07-30-2016 06:04 AM

Different fot you. LOL!

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#5 posted 07-30-2016 10:19 AM

I like this very unique ’’terrace’’ design on top.

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#6 posted 07-30-2016 11:12 AM

Really like this. Interested in trying something like this. How did you create the various “levels” on the side and top? Are the inside walls also in the same pattern? Again – very neat design!

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#7 posted 07-30-2016 12:08 PM

extremely cool

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#8 posted 07-30-2016 03:19 PM

Thanks everyone…This was a quite simple mitered box that I ran through the router table with a panel raising bit that is called a step-down profile. The step down profile was used alot during the 1930’s in a lot of Art Deco styles.

We lived In New Orleans years ago and owned an old house built in 1937 that had Cypress Step-Down moulding all throughout the house for door trim, window trim and baseboard trim. It always was a design feature of the house that really appealed to me.

I’ve already made 2 more boxes using this style and plan several more. I always email past customers a photo of new work I create and have already taken a deposit for one similar to this and received inquiries from others that are interested.

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

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#9 posted 07-30-2016 05:06 PM

I like the style Greg.
This was a common trim moulding profile during the eighties around here and sure looks good in this application .

Klaus

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#10 posted 07-30-2016 06:01 PM



I like the style Greg.
This was a common trim moulding profile during the eighties around here and sure looks good in this application .

Klaus

- kiefer


Klaus…I guess a good moulding profile never goes out of style. i was able to get it back in 1995 when we added an addition to our 1937 house.

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

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