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Cocobolo jewelry box with a little taste of bloodwood and maple.12×8x4
-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work
Jan 08, 2011
Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist
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#1 posted 01-08-2011 06:27 PM
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...
#2 posted 01-08-2011 06:33 PM
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.
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#3 posted 01-08-2011 06:39 PM
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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#4 posted 01-08-2011 06:49 PM
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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#5 posted 01-08-2011 06:55 PM
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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#6 posted 01-08-2011 06:59 PM
nice work as always man
-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people
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#7 posted 01-08-2011 07:02 PM
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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#8 posted 01-08-2011 07:30 PM
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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#9 posted 01-08-2011 07:32 PM
A work of ART!!!!!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#10 posted 01-08-2011 07:47 PM
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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#11 posted 01-08-2011 07:50 PM
Great work! A real eye-catcher.
-- -- Mike
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#12 posted 01-08-2011 08:27 PM
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://email@example.com
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#13 posted 01-08-2011 08:31 PM
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 regardsTrevor
-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK
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#14 posted 01-08-2011 09:17 PM
-- Dreaming patterns
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#15 posted 01-09-2011 01:21 AM
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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