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Project by Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor posted 1235 days ago 1616 views 9 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bloodwood Jewelry Box with maple accents

-- 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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woodworkerscott

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#1 posted 1235 days ago

Sweet. Looks like a lot of sanding required. Paid off. Nice.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1235 days ago

Eye candy so very cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BertFlores58

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#3 posted 1235 days ago

Very cool and I like the movement of the waves. Someday, I will combine this technique in my work. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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tdv

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#4 posted 1235 days ago

That is some serious scuplting work I bet there’s a few hours sanding on that isn’t there? Great choice of woods

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

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ncdon

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#5 posted 1235 days ago

Greg, These boxes are real eye catchers. The sculpting is unique but you finishes are what put them over the top for me. Thanks for posting and thanks for the reply to my question yesterday. Don

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com " A sharp blade & a tuned saw= happiness"

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ellen35

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#6 posted 1235 days ago

I am so in awe of your work!
Every box is a work of art.
Wow… just wow!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1234 days ago

This one is my favorite one of yours so far. The sculptural cuts blend very well together. Then the choice of woods are great together.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Stormin

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#8 posted 1234 days ago

Awesome work I wouldn’t even know were to begin to do a project like. Certainly an artistic talent!

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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Roger

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#9 posted 1234 days ago

Greg, this is just tooo freekin awesome! Wow! just can’t stop lookin at it

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

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DocSavage45

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#10 posted 1234 days ago

Guess it has all been said. Nice! Looks like you have the techniques down? Are these for clients? I’m looking into cutting tools for my grinders. So far I’ve only found circular cutters for my 4 inch grinder. Is this hand work? Or machine assisted? Are the sides sculpted after assembly? Any plans for larger pieces? What I’ve seen in your work is good design, sculpting and attention to color and grain movements. Am I overthinking?? LOL

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 1234 days ago

Well done, actually better than well done. This one is a beauty! Love the flow of the lines you put in & your right the maple really adds to it! Great work!

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

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 1234 days ago

Re: My comments were from ignorance. Just started viewing circa Bird Houses. Went back to first postings, and answered a few of my questions. Notice you also use some great wood. How much is local?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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grizzman

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#13 posted 1234 days ago

yea greg your boxes are eye candy for sure, you do a wonderful job and the more you do the better they get…i do have a question though, when you do the shaping of these boxes, do you do it outside or do you have a good vac system on your grinder…would like to know…ive done just a little experimenting and know this process makes lots of fine dust…..thanks…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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majeagle1

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#14 posted 1234 days ago

Fantastic job Greg, what beautiful lines on this one !!!!
Everybody is right, you are getting better and better with each box you do.
Very, very nice…................

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

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Maveric777

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#15 posted 1234 days ago

Ohhh I like the blood wood with the maple! Very nice Greg!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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