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Reclaimed Cypress Box #2

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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 03-20-2011 05:57 PM 2096 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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hickeymad

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#1 posted 03-20-2011 06:00 PM

Wow, very cool! Would you be able to elaborate on how you do the sculpting?

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saddletramp

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#2 posted 03-20-2011 06:03 PM

WOW doesn’t get it done. EXTRAORDINARY!!

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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Roz

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#3 posted 03-20-2011 06:54 PM

Greg, These boxes are reall special. I have not seen anything like it.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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mmh

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#4 posted 03-20-2011 07:01 PM

Another beauty. I am thinking that the bloodwood knob would be even more elegant if you shaped it to follow the flow of your box design, being less static. Otherwise, it’s still a beautiful piece.

-- "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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devann

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#5 posted 03-20-2011 07:01 PM

Yes, very nice. I love what the sculpting does to the grain.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 03-20-2011 07:12 PM

You definitely have this style of woodworking down.
I can’t wait to see what style you try next!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 03-20-2011 07:20 PM

Great job, are you grinding and sanding? You said dust is everywhere, even with the 3 hp vaccum?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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TurnTurnTurn

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#8 posted 03-20-2011 07:28 PM

Beautiful work!!!!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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DaleM

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#9 posted 03-20-2011 07:58 PM

I really love the look of that cypress. Another beautiful sculpted box. I could imagine all the dust.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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Robsshop

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#10 posted 03-20-2011 08:27 PM

You are putting a lot of hours in the shop by the look of this fine crafted piece and it seems to be time well spent ! On the other hand, it also seems that You are hearing voices as well !! LOL. Beautiful box !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Diggerjacks

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#11 posted 03-20-2011 08:36 PM

Hello Greg

I love all your scuplted boxes
A very original design and a very beautiful job

How time did you need for making a box like this one?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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58j35bonanza

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#12 posted 03-20-2011 10:47 PM

Great looking box! I really like the the wood choices that you used.

-- Chuck

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Monty Queen

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#13 posted 03-21-2011 12:27 AM

Wow Greg, that is one nice box, awesome job. Superberb shaping. I can not wait to get back in the shop, i had a staff infection in my legs so i been letting them heal before i go back into the shop.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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bigike

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#14 posted 03-21-2011 01:23 AM

this is a very nice looken box, I love the wood grain patern.

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

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tdv

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#15 posted 03-21-2011 02:24 AM

Another fine box you definitely have it down to a fine art
Trevor

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

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