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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 1263 days ago 1488 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cocobolo jewelry box

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smitty22

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#1 posted 1263 days ago

Whodat, Lovely work, inside and out!

-- Smitty

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 1263 days ago

Looks like you have the box sculpting down pat! This is very beautiful!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1263 days ago

Outstanding ,beautiful wood and super box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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steliart

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#4 posted 1263 days ago

Excellent work!!!
Congrads

-- 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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Eagle1

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#5 posted 1263 days ago

Another beautiful piece of work.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Roger

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#6 posted 1263 days ago

that Cocobolo is sure some fine wood. just beautiful Greg

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

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 1263 days ago

When I see these in the thumbnail, I immediately know that …that’s a WhoDat box. Your work is immediately identifiable. It is first rate, from top to bottom. The wood combos are lovely, the shaping superb, and the craftmanship outstanding. A#1

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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MasterSergeant

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#8 posted 1263 days ago

excellent!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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SergioC

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#9 posted 1263 days ago

Gorgeous box. The top looks like it’s melted and rippling.

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Spoontaneous

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#10 posted 1263 days ago

I’ve never worked with Cocobolo before but now you’ve got me wanting to. What a great looking box! ... and so nicely done.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Tag84

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#11 posted 1263 days ago

Wow great piece! love those shapes eyecandy :)

-- -Thomas -

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Gater

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#12 posted 1263 days ago

another sweet box.

Stephen ( Gator )

-- Gator, Louisiana

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bigike

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#13 posted 1263 days ago

very nice work, all the boxes you done have come out great.

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

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sras

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#14 posted 1263 days ago

Nice work! I like how you extended the sculpting to the inside. Makes me wonder if one should try shaping the inside only – could be an interesting surprise!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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shopmania

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#15 posted 1263 days ago

Greg, Beautiful Work! Love the colors and carvings. I’ve been meaning to try one of these. One note of critique. It seems that if the boxes were just a little taller, they would look more _proportional. They seem a little flat and squat. Like they are just a shade off the “Golden Ratio”. Your craftsmanship is stunning though!

Keep the great posts coming!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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