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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 10-24-2018 11:26 PM 1084 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My primary focus is making boxes. However, my wife mentioned that she wanted a corner cabinet for the dining room. Glad to make it.

I actually started it in late August but it got delayed since our son was coming to visit from California and I also had to create a bit of inventory for several upcoming shows we had scheduled.. After our show this past weekend I finished it up…still have 6 more shows between now and mid-December and I just could not let it set any longer…

This is made from some good old Louisiana Sinker Cypress…. 62” tall and about 30” wide.

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





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#1 posted 10-25-2018 12:56 AM

Ok – It’s not a box but it’s still a fine specimen of your artistic talent

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 10-25-2018 01:20 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done Greg!

Love Your Signature Line ….”- Wood for projects is like a good Fart…”better when you cut it yourself”
Laughed My Butt Off!

Rick S.

-- Made In Ontario, CANADA

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#3 posted 10-25-2018 01:40 AM

I love the corner cabinet, Greg. I love working with cypress, but I can’t say that I have worked with sinker cypress before.

Also, were you in Lafayette, LA for the Festival Acadians last weekend? I looked for you in the booths.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#4 posted 10-25-2018 01:53 AM

Custom corner box works for me ;)

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#5 posted 10-25-2018 02:34 AM

Very crisp lines design works extremely well with wood’s grain. Just beautiful!

-- "It's getting better..." - put this on my RIP stone!

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#6 posted 10-25-2018 02:52 AM

Greg I’m sure she is a happy camper! It’s a 5 sided big box structure? LOL!

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#7 posted 10-25-2018 03:06 AM

Very nice! I envy those who are in a position to exploit the availability of sinker wood. That pretty much doesn’t exist, here in California, unless you include sun-petrified wood.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#8 posted 10-25-2018 03:32 AM

A walk in the park for a man of your talents Greg.
No sculpting? :-)

-- 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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#9 posted 10-25-2018 03:36 AM

Thanks guys… I have always enjoyed working with cypress. I still have a cypress paddle hanging on my shop wall that I made sometime around 1957. It was my first major project.
The sinker cypress for the cabinet came from really awesome boards I got a while back. Their grain and beauty put new growth cypress to shame….

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

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#10 posted 10-25-2018 03:39 AM


I love the corner cabinet, Greg. I love working with cypress, but I can t say that I have worked with sinker cypress before.

Also, were you in Lafayette, LA for the Festival Acadians last weekend? I looked for you in the booths.

- Don Broussard


Don…once you work with sinker it is addictive. I got this sinker in Lafayette from Hogan Architectural Hardwoods. If you haven’t been there you oughta go. A lot of fantastic woods and a great group of people also. We didn’t make it to Festival Acadiens…we were in Alabama at a show

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

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#11 posted 10-25-2018 04:04 AM

Very nice “upright, doored, box” or a supreme wall cabinet, your call.

Nice work, love that wood, sunk or not.

Thanks for posting, and Congrats on your 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#12 posted 10-25-2018 04:48 AM

Really nice looking piece sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 10-25-2018 05:59 AM

Outstanding piece of furniture, nice design. I especialy like those metal black parts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 10-25-2018 02:12 PM



A walk in the park for a man of your talents Greg.
No sculpting? :-)

- shipwright


Thanks Paul… I wanted to do some sculpting on it…however this was a project for my wife and her majority design vote ruled…

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

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#15 posted 10-25-2018 02:17 PM



Outstanding piece of furniture, nice design. I especialy like those metal black parts.

- majuvla


Thanks Ivan…the metal hinges and knob are some simple ones i found at the local hardware store. I couldn’t bring myself to use the regular cabinet hinges. I like a more rustic metal hinge

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

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