Louisiana Old Growth Cypress Box...a nEw Design

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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 12-22-2017 09:37 PM 2668 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I rarely post my boxes here anymore. After a while they all start to look alike.

I was playing around the last few days trying to create something that didn’t look like the others I have previously created. I fear getting stagnant in my designs because creativity is what keeps me motivated and excited.

This is something a little different I came up with. My absolute favorite work is done when carving and sculpting… but with this box I just took a step in reverse and let the router table and table saw do most of the work.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-22-2017 09:40 PM

Great job. Always good to look for new designs.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-22-2017 10:50 PM

As Jim Carey said IN MASK ”I LIKE IT!”

It’s still your design and execution.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 12-23-2017 08:57 AM

Has an Art Deco feel. Very nice!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#4 posted 12-23-2017 11:52 AM

So cool and unique ’’right angle’’ waves design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 12-23-2017 01:23 PM

Turned out great. I am glad you shared it. I like the look.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#7 posted 12-23-2017 01:30 PM

It’s always fun to tryout new ideas. I like the way it turned out

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

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#8 posted 12-23-2017 01:44 PM

Love the design, looks like the Chrysler Building in Wood. But I have to ask: How does it open? Almost looks like it could slide open instead of hinges. Thanks for posting and Merry Christmas.

-- Leafherder

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#9 posted 12-23-2017 03:15 PM

This box has a very creative design and you have done a beautiful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#10 posted 12-23-2017 03:51 PM

Thank yall’ ... I most definitely appreciate the input...this was interesting to make and it started the design wheels turning for another with a bit of variati0n.
This one opens from the bottom with a removable panel held in by screws. I made it to be a urn for ashes.

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

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