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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 10-28-2012 05:59 PM 1270 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Still playing around with some sculpted wood. I have a few pieces I plan on taking to my next three upcoming shows so i can see what type of response I get.
This piece is 12×22 and made from a piece of 6/4 walnut. I finished it with spray can lacquer. I was going to use a BLO finish with waxing but I was not sure if I would have enough drying time before leaving for Florida this Wednesday.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-28-2012 06:05 PM

They’re beautiful. Hope they do really well for you.

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

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 06:28 PM

Nice work! Hope the storm doesn’t screw it up for you.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Roger

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 06:56 PM

I’ll betcha these’ll sell like hotcakes.

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

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michelletwo

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 07:01 PM

People’s tastes are so hard to figure..personally i like it very much..all you can do is put it out there & see if the carving gods like you!! :-)

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 07:20 PM

Very reminiscent of Lois Ventura’s bandsaw box designs…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 07:24 PM

Where in Fla will you be?

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 11:06 PM

Great looking art work! Should sell real good!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 10-29-2012 01:34 AM

Another winner. The dots look like stars in a night sky.

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

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 03:10 PM

Wood itself is an art of nature and when it is threated in this way by skilled craftsman it is also art to admire.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-29-2012 03:33 PM

Add one more winner to your list. after all your boxes and now wall art you must be seeing waves in your sleep Greg :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 10-29-2012 03:43 PM

Thank you everyone…! New ideas and designs are always enjoyable for me because they get the imagination and creative juices flowing.
michelletwo…you are so right about about peoples tastes being hard to figure out. All I can do is create what I feel and what flows from inside of me and hope someone likes what I do. So far so good.

degoose…I have never seen Lois Venturas work but she must make some huge bandsaw boxes

Bearpie…I will be in Pensecola at the Great Gulf Coast Art Fest. I was not aware of it until it was referred to me by a customer at the New Orleans Jazzfest.

Andy…you read my thoughts…when I added the plugs the night stars were in my mind. Where I live there are no streetlights and I really like to sit outside late at night after closing up the shop and stare at the stars.

Ivan…I agree…sometimes I see such beauty in the grain patterns of certain pieces of wood I feel like just sanding and framing it without doing anything else…but then I would not be putting my personal creativeness into it.

A1Jim…I guess all the waves are an influence from my years in the boat renovation business. It is ironical because I also get seasick easily.

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

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#12 posted 10-29-2012 10:40 PM

it never hurts to try new things and i hope all goes well in florida for you, i love walnit , so this is a no brainer for me, i love it…good luck…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 11-01-2012 03:13 AM

It just keep getting better and better!

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

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