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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 10-28-2012 07:13 PM 1475 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another sculpted piece. I really like the look of the grain on this old sinker cypress…it has character that far surpasses the look of the new growth cypress…This one also has a wall hanging bracket but it also stands up on its own. It is approximately 6×8. Lacquer finished and buffed. Another one that is going to my next show for a test run.

-- 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 07:23 PM

I like sculpted thingys

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

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Roger

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 07:26 PM

I like it as a hanging and as a stand alone piece.

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

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 07:28 PM

I prefer this one over the last one!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Hybridwoodwork

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 09:46 PM

Just a something to show the beauty of the wood…I’ve made lots of things that people say “what is it?” It’s a cool piece of wood, that’s all. Some just don’t get it. Love it! What are you working with, a grinder?

‘wha

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 11:11 PM

Gorgeous!! Outstanding beauty….. Should sell real good!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 11:20 PM

You are making great wall sculptures,a great addition to your boxes for the shows you attend shows.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 10-29-2012 01:28 AM

Love that sinker cypress! You have used up all my adjectives so I’ll just say that I love it!

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

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kiefer

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#8 posted 10-29-2012 02:39 AM

That is a beauty.Almost looks prehistoric in a way and being made from old wood makes it almost so .
I will be interested how it is received at the show.
I can see this as a two sided piece as a desk ornament.

-- Kiefer 松

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Rick

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 07:16 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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grizzman

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#10 posted 10-29-2012 05:04 PM

its a pretty nice sculpted thingy…if i had some money i would give ya a ringy dingy…but im sick in bed and i cant find my head, so you will just have to sell the thingy to someone who has some , well that ends the rhyme , i just dont have the time….....great lookin thingy…

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

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#11 posted 11-01-2012 11:39 AM

Very unique, nice box.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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LittlePaw

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#12 posted 11-03-2012 02:59 AM

You’re right about the grains, Greg. I would hang it on my wall!

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

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