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Project by Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor posted 1293 days ago 2745 views 21 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cocobolo jewelry box with a little taste of bloodwood and maple.
12×8x4

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.





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degoose

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#1 posted 1293 days ago

These boxes are so cool…but they must generate a lot of dust.. I hope you are wearing a dust mask and other safety gear..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 1293 days ago

degoose, you hit the nail on the head when you said alot of dust….I built a downdraft table and also wear a trend dust helmet. It makes me enjoy hand sanding because the hand sanding dust is much easier to control compared to shaping with the angle grinder.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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DaddyT

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#3 posted 1293 days ago

SWEET! If you dont like this box I’ll take it off your hands LOL!

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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majeagle1

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#4 posted 1293 days ago

Beautiful box Greg – love the dramatic effect of the sculpting.
What kind of wood and do you have pics of the inside?
How big is it? ............ you mentioned “palm” box.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 1293 days ago

Well done Greg – I really like this one.

Geaux Saints!!!!!!! and Congratulations to the 2011 Cotton Bowl Champs – LSU!!!!!

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

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dub560

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#6 posted 1293 days ago

nice work as always man

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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Scott Hildenbrand

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#7 posted 1293 days ago

Got to say I’m impressed… I looked back over your projects from start to current and your skills are greatly improving.

Have to say I like the most current boxes the best. The older ones feel more like eroded rock.. These however are very wind swept and fluid looking.. Awesome.

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ShopTinker

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#8 posted 1293 days ago

Wow, that’s a beautiful box. I like the way ripples come across from both ends.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1293 days ago

A work of ART!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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stefang

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#10 posted 1293 days ago

What a cool box Greg!! The design is fantastic and so is the wood. It looks on fire! Great work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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MickeyGee

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#11 posted 1293 days ago

Great work! A real eye-catcher.

-- -- Mike

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bigike

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#12 posted 1293 days ago

saweeeeeeeeeeeet looking box, is there a way we can see the inside though? It would be nice if there is maybe a tray inside with the same design on it.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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tdv

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#13 posted 1293 days ago

What a beautiful box Greg I love the colour & finish it looks like a slab of rippled toffee. Sculpting works magic with the grain doesn’t it?
Best regards
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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deon

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#14 posted 1293 days ago

Great work

-- Dreaming patterns

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Roger

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#15 posted 1293 days ago

that is absolutely stunning! what kind of wood is this? very nice box

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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