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Project by JoeyG posted 818 days ago 961 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want to start out and thank those who came before me that have inspired and taught me. Mainly Greg and Andy. We all have seen their boxes and loved them. This is my interpretation of a art that they have mastered.

This was a extra box left over when I made a big batch for Christmas. I decide I wanted to do a blog about sculpting boxes. You can find it here

As I was sculpting the box, it began to remind me of the beach. The cold weather outside could have been an influence as well. The handle made of walnut and maple began to make me think of the walkways and stairs that lead over the dunes at Hatteras and the sparkle of the mahogany reminded me of the sand. As the project progressed it became obvious that I couldn’t name it anything else.

Thanks for taking a look


-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 818 days ago

Great job, Joey. You’ll be giving a Greg a run for his money!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 818 days ago

Cool looking box.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 818 days ago

Very nice job Joey.

The box looks terrific. I particulary like the handle.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 818 days ago

That turned out really well. I love the sculpting and the handle is extra cool. The finish turned out awesome.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 818 days ago

I see beach,sand and waves Joey.
Very nice and sounds like good memories for you .
Thanks again for all the wonderful work and time you have given us all with your blogs.
I really appreciate it !


-- Kiefer 松

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#6 posted 818 days ago

Very nice box, Joey! I want to try making some (one) of these myself. Thanks for sharing.


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#7 posted 817 days ago

Thanks everyone. It was a pleasure sharing the processes I used in this box.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#8 posted 816 days ago

Very well done Joey!
I like the handle, it flows nicely with the shaping.
Thanks for sharing the process.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#9 posted 816 days ago

Thanks Andy

-- JoeyG ~~~

#10 posted 816 days ago

Thanks for stopping bye. This box is great lots of work I am sure.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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