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Project by Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor posted 383 days ago 1734 views 6 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I make so many boxes with hinges…pin hinges and standard brass box hinges…
Needed to get a bit more variety…so I decided to make a few boxes with removable tops. Got to keep things interesting and different.
Rosewood and Padauk with a ostrich skin lined bottom and a lacquer finish.
9×7x3.5”

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 383 days ago

Flawless. Stunningly 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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MichaelA

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#2 posted 383 days ago

Greg that is one gorgeous project. The wood contrast is excellent and the grain is absolutely wild!!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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lanwater

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#3 posted 383 days ago

Beautiful box Greg!
The lid looks great.
It flows like a delicious mars chocolate.
Great combo for sure

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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shipwright

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#4 posted 382 days ago

Another beauty Greg. In my early twenties I worked for a while as a candy maker and this one really reminds me of some of the hand marked chocolates that we produced. The women who did the marking were real artists.
Very creamy!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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robscastle

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#5 posted 382 days ago

Greg,

I am in the process of making one myself, but I am not getting anywhere near the results of yours.

How are you doing it?

I am using a Arbortech planner and sandpaper, maybe I am not getting enough material off.

I would appreciate your comments.

Have a look please.

Regards

Robert brennan

-- Regards Robert

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 382 days ago

Greg,

Everyone seems to have a similar response. I’d put candles on it. Had chocolate cake for my birthday. :)

Do you ever screw up? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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deon

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#7 posted 382 days ago

Beautiful

-- Dreaming patterns

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Boxguy

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#8 posted 382 days ago

Greg, fine job as usual. I like the fact that you keep changing things a little to vary what you make. It keeps me wondering what you are going to do next. perhaps you are wondering about that too.

Hope sales are going well.

-- Big Al in IN

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Roger

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#9 posted 382 days ago

Incredible as always, Greg. Wow! These woods really go well together

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

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Dave777

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#10 posted 382 days ago

So easy to look at and so hard to duplicate. Fantastic as always
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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amagineer

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#11 posted 382 days ago

A piece of art is all I can say.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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TurnTurnTurn

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#12 posted 382 days ago

Beautiful work and great choice of wood.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Jonathan

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#13 posted 382 days ago

Greg, yet another gorgeous piece of artwork you’ve created here! Just stunning.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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mike1950

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#14 posted 382 days ago

Beautiful wood and use of it!!!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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Jamie Speirs

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#15 posted 382 days ago

Greg another beauty
Lift off lid is a nice touch,
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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