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Project by bigogre posted 649 days ago 1096 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 Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 649 days ago

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

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Brandon

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#2 posted 649 days ago

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 649 days ago

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 649 days ago

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

helluvawreck
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-- 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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gfadvm

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#5 posted 648 days ago

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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workerinwood

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#6 posted 648 days ago

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

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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robert triplett

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#7 posted 648 days ago

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 so little time!

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 647 days ago

Handsome boxes. #2 is my favorite !

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

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