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Sculpted Little Cypress Box

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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 02-06-2011 08:07 AM 1962 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this sculpted box from Louisiana Cypress and Walnut. It took about 3-4 hours because I wanted to see how fast i could complete this if I just used butt joints instead of mitered corners. The finish is sprayed lacquer. The size is 9”x5”x 3”

-- 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





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Dandog

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#1 posted 02-06-2011 08:50 AM

Pretty cool ,that’s fast .I would like to see what you could do with a week.

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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#2 posted 02-06-2011 09:13 AM

Oh Greg, you just never cease to amaze me. Always new ideas, new woods, new swirls. Glad to see something of yours again. I don’t get here often anymore.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#3 posted 02-06-2011 09:40 AM

Wood that moves, Beautiful…f’n awesome.

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#4 posted 02-06-2011 01:58 PM

awesome box! That Cypress really is nice

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

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#5 posted 02-06-2011 04:15 PM

Great work in such a short amount of time. I like the lid overhang for the lift and the low spots in the lid corresponding to the grain pattern. Nice job.

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#6 posted 02-06-2011 04:45 PM

water… very cool !

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#7 posted 02-06-2011 06:35 PM

Nice work Greg.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 02-06-2011 07:23 PM

Beautiful little box once again Greg. Love the effects.
Jeez, did you let the glue dry !!! LOL

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

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#9 posted 02-06-2011 10:41 PM

4 hours? That is just about as amazing as the box itself. Nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#10 posted 02-07-2011 04:59 AM

That is an awesome box. And as a fellow “CoonAss” good use of our Louisiana Cypress. Beautiful box!

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

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#11 posted 02-08-2011 12:21 AM

WOW, wonderful job

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#12 posted 02-09-2011 10:06 PM

Amazing lines (curves) on that box.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#13 posted 02-09-2011 11:27 PM

Great box with lots of movement and cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 02-10-2011 05:13 AM

excellent curves, i love it

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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