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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 869 days ago 1840 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I completed yesterday…I guess I can call it my April Fool’s Box. I have another show to do in about a month …so I am working to get as many new boxes ready as possible.
This box is made with BubbaBinga and Zebrawood that I had in the shop. The finish is 7 coats of spray lacquer.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 869 days ago

Looks sonic! re:wave pattern. How was your last show? Like it! :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 869 days ago

It’s very cool a great design and build.

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#3 posted 869 days ago

Very Nice, I like front carved Pattern. Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

#4 posted 869 days ago

Another great job

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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#5 posted 869 days ago

That’s one nice looking box Greg. I like the ripple effect you achieved with your sculpting and the detail for the feet. I have some Bubinga sitting in the lumber rack waiting for me to make a box out of. I hope I can pull out as much character from the wood as you did.

Good luck at your show.
Joey

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#6 posted 869 days ago

I like your boxes Greg, this one more so. I am sure this one will draw lots of interest.

-- Mel,

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FloridaArt

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#7 posted 869 days ago

Another fantastic box. Good luck at the show! Do you sell these or just show them? What price are they fetching? (Just curious.)

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#8 posted 869 days ago

Beee-u-teeee-ful! wow!

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

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shipwright

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#9 posted 869 days ago

Very nice Greg.
Is it me or is this one a little quieter and simpler in it’s contours?
It seems almost soothing.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#10 posted 869 days ago

thanks for the positive feedback.
Docsavage…The last show was fantastic! Houston has some excellent shows and i hope to do this one again. There were around 300 booths there and some really outstanding work in many categories.

JoeyG…you need to pull that Bubinga out of the lumber rack and make a box. It is really a beautiful wood and takes such a nice finish. I plan on using more of it and need to make a lumberyard trip to get more.

Art…I sell these at the shows…need to recoup some of the expenses of the show and get some more lumber and tool money. I sell them anywhere from $295 – $750 and I did have some flat bottom boxes with reduced prices as a show special.
Paul…I did try to simplify the design a bit just as a change of pace and as an attempt to keep some different ideas and designs flowing. As I had my display set up at the Houston show and viewed the 40 boxes I had displayed I realized how i need to continually create variables in my designs so the look doesn’t get boring. Also, a simpler design = less time involved so I can vary pricing.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 869 days ago

Greg,
You are certainly prolific! And, your work is amazing. The clocks, birdhouses and furniture are simply fantastic. The boxes are very creative and oh, so pretty. IMO, the Bubbabinga box is one of the best.
I’ll bet the browsers at the shows can’t keep their hands off those, so tactile, boxes.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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LittlePaw

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#12 posted 869 days ago

When you combine sculpting to the natural beauty of zebra wood, you took “3 dimension” beauty to a higher level. Each time you look at the box, you’d see something different! Nice job, Greg.

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

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Tag84

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#13 posted 869 days ago

wow, great shapes! very satisfying feeling to look at your beautiful box!

-- -Thomas -

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#14 posted 869 days ago

Excellent work! I was fortunate to see your work at the Houston Art festival a few weeks ago. Most impressive.

-- WLG- Experience is what you got when you didn't get what you wanted.

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#15 posted 869 days ago

WOW just doesn’t seem to cover it any more….but WOW

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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