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A Valentines Day Box. Made with a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Mostly Marblewood with a taste of Bloodwood and a taste of Wenge.Seven coats of lacquer seems to be my favorite finish.
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#1 posted 02-13-2012 08:33 PM
Looks like another winner!
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
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#2 posted 02-13-2012 08:37 PM
dad burn it greg, you posted this just when i posted a new box, now i wont get anyone to look at mine…lol….i really love this one, its got your wonderful signature to it for sure and the woods this time are a little different then the padauk..i love this one…the red tips on the bottom sure give it some real flair…good one greg…bravo..
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#3 posted 02-13-2012 08:55 PM
Beautiful, absolutely beautiful. When I grow up I hope I can do that well.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 02-13-2012 08:55 PM
I really like the contrasting feet. Another winner, Greg.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#5 posted 02-14-2012 12:15 AM
Awesome work as always. Its almost as if it could walk by itself.
-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"
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#6 posted 02-14-2012 12:53 AM
Spectacular, I really like it. Fine edges, great wood, nice finish.
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#7 posted 02-14-2012 01:28 AM
As unique as it gets beautiful box.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#8 posted 02-14-2012 02:05 AM
Wow. The boxes you make are in a league of their own. Very impressive!!
-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.
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#9 posted 02-14-2012 02:07 AM
First word out of my mouth when the pic popped up…. WOOOOOOW!
-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!
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#10 posted 02-14-2012 02:14 AM
Greg, You just continue to outdo yourself. This one is way cool and I love the red ‘tips’. I ran out of adjectives for your creations a long time ago. You should have some GREAT shows comong up this spring. I may be calling to borrow money if you keep this up! Your boxes are beautiful. Andy’s boxes are beautiful. But they are unique styles.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#11 posted 02-14-2012 02:48 AM
Thanks for the great feedback…I am having entirely too much fun! All these positive comments (and the Tabasco peppers I just ate) make me feel all warm inside. The Tabasco peppers really clear up the sinuses also.
Every so often when I am making a box I visualize a design variation and different wood combination that will hopefully keep the boxes from all looking the same. I hope I don’t make too many that look like the others…this is always a challenge.I just got an idea while grinding this box that I hope to incorporate in the next one.I will be in Houston for a show on the 23-25th of March. If any Lumberjocks live in the area of Memorial Park I hope you stop my the crafts fair and say hello. I will be at the New Orleans Jazz & heritage Festival May 3-6th also in the Louisiana Crafts tent. If you are in the area also please stop by and say hello.
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#12 posted 02-14-2012 03:59 AM
Another winner for sure, Greg.. you never cease to amaze us. Wish I lived closer so that I could pay you a visit. Keep those gorgeous puppies coming!
-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.
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#13 posted 02-14-2012 12:08 PM
You inspire me to keep on trying, wonderful box like always.
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#14 posted 02-14-2012 02:16 PM
very awesome Greg. you are a box magician. :)
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#15 posted 02-14-2012 02:28 PM
this box looks awesome. I just can’t understadt how do you make waves on the box?
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