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One more for the upcoming shows. Louisiana Sinker Cypress with a dirt rub finish and several coats of lacquer.11”x7”x4.5”
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#1 posted 06-14-2013 08:27 PM
Looks very cool. Now is that a specialty dirt? :-)
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#2 posted 06-14-2013 08:40 PM
Monte…dirt right out of the garden…doesn’t penetrate like a dye does…
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#3 posted 06-14-2013 08:43 PM
Now that’s my kind of box, down and dirty, :)
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#4 posted 06-14-2013 09:39 PM
Greg: you have been one busy beaver. You must do well at the shows. Your boxes are terrific.-don
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#5 posted 06-14-2013 09:41 PM
i really love this one greg, it sure looks old and used, your dirt technique is quite good…i wonder what some of the different plants would do that have color to them…good luck with the texas show…
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#6 posted 06-14-2013 09:45 PM
Another great looking box beautifully sculpted and you have achieved that old look on this one….:)
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#7 posted 06-14-2013 10:53 PM
As always, fantastic.Dave
-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone
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#8 posted 06-15-2013 12:46 AM
That sinker cypress looks good with a smooth finish and even with the dirt finish. My cypress is still ageing and waiting for Monte to come cut it.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#9 posted 06-15-2013 07:29 AM
-- Dreaming patterns
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#10 posted 06-15-2013 10:16 AM
I am not sure I would rub my pieces with dirt, but I like yours rubbed in dirt!!
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#11 posted 06-15-2013 02:45 PM
Great box. I like it.
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#12 posted 06-15-2013 03:14 PM
Here on the farm we try to keep dirt off of our projects, not always easy to do. Maybe I’ll have to rethink it now. Nice work.
-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.
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#13 posted 06-15-2013 07:04 PM
did you sand blast it after you shaped it?if not how did you get the grain to show like that?
-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer
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#14 posted 06-15-2013 10:51 PM
What a great looking box!
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#15 posted 06-18-2013 10:59 AM
Your sculpting is superb Greg. AAB -Another Awesome Box :)
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