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Project by Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor posted 356 days ago 1419 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was going through my lumber bin I saw this oak board and said “Oakie-Dokie…this will be the board for my next box”. Gooda’ name as any.
I really like the spalted oak and use these sparingly.
Dimensions are 10”x7”x4”
The lift is Rosewood and the finish is canned lacquer.

Now on to the next box…much to do before my wife and I go on vacation

-- 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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degoose

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#1 posted 356 days ago

Extra cool…

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 356 days ago

I REALLY LIKE THE BOX. AND THE NAME TOO. lol!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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mds2

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#3 posted 356 days ago

What tools do you use to shape these?

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scrollingmom

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#4 posted 356 days ago

This is the first box of yours I have seen, wonderful. I am curious about the carving part. Did you carve before you made the box or after?

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 356 days ago

Another very very nice box, love the rose wood used for the lift. Every box you make has it’s own persona and Oakie-Dokie definitely has that plus great sculpting of the box as always.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

4934 posts in 1906 days


#6 posted 356 days ago

degoose…extra thanks! Just having loads of fun…!

Thomas…much appreciated. After a while it gets boring just calling a box by its wood type…oak box etc.

mds2…I use an angle grinder, a Foredom electric carver and a load of hand sanding.

Kelly…I carved it after the box was assembled.

Dave…thanks. The rosewood lift is a scrap from another box I glued up from rosewood. I am debating about using an oak lift on it.

-- 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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#7 posted 356 days ago

Another totally awesome job

-- 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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Blackie_

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#8 posted 356 days ago

Kind of resembles a crab in my eyes, nice box Greg.

-- 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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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 356 days ago

Hey I’ve got a name for the next one! Crab Gumbo. LOL!~

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Hawaiilad

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#10 posted 356 days ago

Randy read my mind….I was going to say that box just walks all over the place. Great looking as always Greg

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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michelletwo

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#11 posted 355 days ago

I like this one wood box, with the rosewood handle..

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

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 355 days ago

Super nice box! Your work is superb!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#13 posted 355 days ago

thanks everyone…! It is funny how we all visualize things differently…I never saw the design as a crab..but that is what makes creativity fun…the fact that we all look at something with different results.

-- 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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Roger

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#14 posted 355 days ago

Oakie-Doakie has always been said in my family, since I can remember… Mighty fine Greg, mighty fine

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

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BENTWOOD

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#15 posted 355 days ago

Wow, love your boxes!

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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