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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 02-13-2012 08:28 PM 2105 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.





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BTimmons

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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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Monte Pittman

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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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CharlieM1958

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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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FunkadelicAlex

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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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a1Jim

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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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CalgaryGeoff

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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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drfixit

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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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gfadvm

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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

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#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.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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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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Roger

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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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dovydas

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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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