LumberJocks

a couple of boxes

  • Advertise with us
Project by Vince posted 01-26-2012 10:43 PM 1312 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my first attempt at making boxes using the grinder. I watched the tutorial on this web site and went for it. The first box is oak ,just waves . The second box is pine with mahogany stain and a maple rain drop. The third box is oak with a little bit of purple heart accents on the lid. This was alot of fun to make but very dirty and dusty.

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"





15 comments so far

View Tokolosi's profile

Tokolosi

673 posts in 1099 days


#1 posted 01-26-2012 10:58 PM

Really nice looking boxes.

Its not a mess. Its sawdust. There is a difference.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112806 posts in 2321 days


#2 posted 01-26-2012 11:01 PM

A good variety of unique boxes ,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View darinS's profile

darinS

406 posts in 1611 days


#3 posted 01-26-2012 11:16 PM

Great looking boxes. I’ve been thinking about trying something like this, now I just have that much more inspiration.

-- If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you!

View Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist's profile

Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

5252 posts in 2052 days


#4 posted 01-26-2012 11:54 PM

Got the box sculpting bug? It is contageious. Lookin good.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3456 posts in 1152 days


#5 posted 01-27-2012 12:36 AM

Those are all very nice boxes. Man that 3rd one is very very well done. Its just a cool looking box.

I’ve followed along here as well on the tutorial but YOU have definitely inspired me to give these a try. Thanks.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View doncutlip's profile

doncutlip

2832 posts in 2300 days


#6 posted 01-27-2012 12:51 AM

Really neat boxes, it’s hard to pick a favorite

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View JoeyG's profile

JoeyG

1259 posts in 1369 days


#7 posted 01-27-2012 01:43 AM

Nice job. I’m might have to try out that cross box myself. I look at it and start asking myself, what shapes can I sculpt into my boxes next time. Thanks for the inspiration. As you said these are a lot of fun and as Greg said, they are very addictive. Thanks for sharing your art work with us.

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

View poospleasures's profile

poospleasures

359 posts in 1228 days


#8 posted 01-27-2012 02:50 AM

Very good work. Much inspiritation shown here. Ya gotta love what you do.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

View widdle's profile

widdle

1471 posts in 1743 days


#9 posted 01-27-2012 03:22 AM

Nice…looks fun…Where can one find the tutorial ?

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

11478 posts in 1434 days


#10 posted 01-27-2012 04:01 AM

First attempt? Amazing boxes. The second and third are my favorites. Incorporating figures into the carving was inspired. I am totally envious of you skill with the grinder. I pretty much hated my attempts (but somebody bought them so I don’t have to look at them!).

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

View Trev_Batstone's profile

Trev_Batstone

317 posts in 1237 days


#11 posted 01-27-2012 07:02 AM

Congrats on your first attempt at these sculptured boxes, you did a very nice job. Keep up the good work.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

View MrDan's profile

MrDan

199 posts in 2032 days


#12 posted 01-27-2012 07:06 AM

Not too shabby for your first attempts! Great lookin’ boxes, I really like the rain drop one.

View Roger's profile

Roger

15261 posts in 1548 days


#13 posted 01-27-2012 02:54 PM

all very unique, and beautiful. I like the “rain-drop” very awesome

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

16033 posts in 1610 days


#14 posted 01-27-2012 03:14 PM

Wow! This is beautiful.

helluvawreck

https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Tom Canales's profile

Tom Canales

26 posts in 1335 days


#15 posted 01-28-2012 06:12 PM

Nice, I’ve been contemplating trying the grinder technique, you mentioned a tutorial. Could you post a link?

-- I used to be indecisive, now I’m not so sure

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase