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Walnut and Padauk Box

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Project by longgone posted 12-31-2011 04:52 AM 2349 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A walnut sculpted box with Padauk accents. This is one I completed this past week.
I need to re-take my photos…sorry about the glare from the flash. I will take better photos and repost.





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#1 posted 12-31-2011 04:56 AM

Another great one Greg.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 12-31-2011 05:02 AM

Wow, totally wow

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 12-31-2011 05:23 AM

A work of art…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#4 posted 12-31-2011 05:30 AM

Greg, you have the sculpting down to a science – a beautiful science! I tried a couple of them, but mine didn’t come out nearly as good as yours :(

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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rance

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#5 posted 12-31-2011 06:01 AM

That one looks real nice with the Paduk contrast. You gonna post a pic of the inside too? :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 12-31-2011 06:30 AM

Another beautiful creation, Greg.. this is another fine looking box.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#7 posted 12-31-2011 06:49 AM

It hipnotized me, beautiful flow

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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#8 posted 12-31-2011 07:02 AM

I may start calling you the Prince of Paduk. You seem to have a way with it and anyway I think Paduk must be big enough to warrant at least a Prince, maybe even a King. ;-)

Nice one Greg.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#9 posted 12-31-2011 07:06 AM

Cool lines and super woods

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#10 posted 12-31-2011 07:28 AM

shipwright…a good while back a made a all Padauk box and a friend who saw it started calling me the Padauk of Earl…still trying to figure that one out.

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#11 posted 12-31-2011 10:44 AM

wow….your work is hypnotic…
how did you ever think of such beautyfull ideas… and can i ask what do you use to craft such creations..?

-- jjempson

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#12 posted 12-31-2011 04:24 PM

Spectacular!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#13 posted 12-31-2011 05:08 PM

beautiful box, the contrast of the handle and the box colours adds great interest and appeal to such a finely sculpted box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 12-31-2011 05:18 PM

Magnificent!

BTW, Padauk of Earl is a play on Gene Chandler’s classic song, Duke of Earl:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6Uht69h8Is

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#15 posted 12-31-2011 06:20 PM

This one has hinges… I think I like the recessed lids . But you do both styles great.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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