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cypress box with a walnut knobThe finish is laquer….7 coats…which seems to be my magic number.
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#1 posted 03-20-2011 06:15 PM
I like it.
-- Paul , Calfornia
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#2 posted 03-20-2011 06:36 PM
Looks great Greg. The wood grain is perfect for this sculpted design.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#3 posted 03-20-2011 06:58 PM
I love how you made the swirls continue along the different edges/planes of the box. It really adds to the continuous flow of design. Very sophisticated yet whimisical. Keep up the fantastic work!
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#4 posted 03-20-2011 07:37 PM
Beautiful….the grain is spectacular….that’s a magnificent piece of cyprus…and you really made it pop. Did you power carve or did hand carve? Great job!
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
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#5 posted 03-20-2011 09:04 PM
I can say WOW!, can’t I? This is a new look to me, very pleasing and engaging. A tiny bit reminiscent of Ron Fleming’s carved and turned bowls and Bill Hunter’s sculptural work but with much more freedom…guess that’s what inspired is. Really a fun feast for the eye.Stephen
-- Stephen Mines (Saltmines@aol.com)
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#7 posted 03-21-2011 07:36 AM
I really like the box. What i can not understand is how you make the curves. I usually take a grinder and start carving but how do you keep je neat lines on top?
I’m looking forward to the next one
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#8 posted 03-21-2011 06:19 PM
I always enjoy looking at these boxes you make. The design on the legs is awesome.
-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"
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#9 posted 03-22-2011 09:10 PM
Your boxes are inspiring! I will be making room for more tools soon!Thanks for sharing!
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