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Project by Bill posted 07-10-2012 03:02 PM 1342 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I love making boxes. It allows me to show off the work that was already accomplished over the course of the trees life. I look for lumber with a story to tell, and do my best to show that story.

1st box elder with walnut crotchwood

2nd Padauk with figured ash

3rd Ambrosia maple withcherry burl

4th ash burl with spalted maple

5th walnut crotchwood with spalted maple

6th poplar boxes with padauk and ash

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 05:05 PM

Very nice boxes Bigogre. You haver definitely found some beautiful woods to create with.
Welcome to Lumberjocks…!

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

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 05:39 PM

Yes, wonderful boxes! I really love the wood selection.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 06:09 PM

nicely done. I’ll look forward to your postings. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 07-10-2012 07:03 PM

wow!, all of that wood sure is pretty. You did a fine job on all of those boxes.


-- 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

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#5 posted 07-11-2012 01:20 AM

Another box wizard! Welcome to the club. Your initiation fee wiil be a sample of all these awesome woods sent to your fellow boxers! I’m anxiously awaiting mine!

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

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#6 posted 07-11-2012 12:56 PM

Well done, great job!! Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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robert triplett

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#7 posted 07-11-2012 03:34 PM

The boxes are well done, but the woods are fantastic. Thanks for sharing and I hope to see more. Andy is correct that you need to pay the box makers initiation fee and send us some of this wood!!!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#8 posted 07-12-2012 06:40 PM

Handsome boxes. #2 is my favorite !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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