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Chechen with Box Elder Cross

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Project by JoeyG posted 591 days ago 1134 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I sold the other Chechen Box to a gentleman in Canada. He went ahead and commissioned this piece at the same time. I am extremely happy with how this box turned out.

Thanks for taking a look.

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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Surfside

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#1 posted 591 days ago

Dynamite! You nailed it ..

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 591 days ago

Beautiful! That box elder wood is just amazing. Nice nice job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 591 days ago

Good work joey

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#4 posted 591 days ago

Really nice. Chechen has some of the wildest grain. I really like it.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 591 days ago

Very nice Joey, another great looking box.

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#6 posted 591 days ago

Box elder is so cool when you find the right piece.

Excellent job, very beautiful.

-- 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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Mip

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#7 posted 591 days ago

Stunning work. That box elder is some fancy stuff there.

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#8 posted 591 days ago

very cool, looks great!

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Roger

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#9 posted 591 days ago

Your box building is getting to be very outstanding. It always was awesome, but, you are definitely gitten er done

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#10 posted 591 days ago

Joey…it looks great…! The box elder reminds me of strawberry swirl ice cream with a few specs of chocolate chips.

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#11 posted 591 days ago

joey this is one wild and wonderful boxes, man it almost looks kinda spooky…lol, those swirls really come to life, the box elder here is really nice and the wood for the box is really beautiful…this is one cool box, great build…grizz

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 591 days ago

Great box and an amazing wood combo. Your finish continues to amaze. Greg is right, that does look just like strawberry swirl ice cream. I gotta try Polycrylic again (gloss,semi,or satin?)

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

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JoeyG

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#13 posted 591 days ago

Thanks everyone. I used the Box Elder because of a initial miss communication with my client. When I read the email I thought that he said he didn’t want the curly maple like I did on the other Chechen box that he bought. So I suggested Box Elder, because it would look like the blood left on the cross after the crucifixion. He like the idea so I rolled with it. I don’t think I could have made a better choice, and I am glad that our little miss communication worked out as well as it did. That is not always the case.

Andy, this box is gloss, but I usually keep a can of satin around. Sometimes things don’t have to be shiny… right????

Did somebody say strawberry ice cream? I would love some. LOL

Thanks a bunch guys. I hope you all have a wonder holiday season.

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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JoeyG

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#14 posted 591 days ago

My client just told me that he is going to tell the person that he got it for that the beetle holes are from the crown of thorns. I love how the meanings on a piece of art keep getting deeper and deeper.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#15 posted 591 days ago

I love it!!.........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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