Box With the Big RED Lips...better known as the Kiss me Box...

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Project by longgone posted 08-26-2013 12:56 AM 2287 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, that is what it looks like…!
sometimes things don’t always come out as envisioned…but that’s what makes it fun.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-26-2013 01:01 AM

That’s really cool. Your craftsmanship is as always, impeccable.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 08-26-2013 01:02 AM

what the heck greg, looks like the bottle of straight kentucky bourbon was in the shop today, next time try hersheys chocolate milk…might turn out like a cow with big red lips….:)

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

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#3 posted 08-26-2013 01:05 AM

well it could also be a large mouth bass with glowing eye’s which means the bottle of booze was on the lake bottom, this could be fun tonight…

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

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 01:06 AM

Beautiful looking box with its own character feature. Really like the eyes. The alligator bottom is a great touch.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 01:16 AM

Looks like a sea creature from the movies. It still an nice box, just unique.

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

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#6 posted 08-26-2013 01:21 AM

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON…hey don, i have that movie….:)

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

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#7 posted 08-26-2013 01:36 AM

Don’t look into the eyes…. Very kool, Greg.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 08-26-2013 01:39 AM

Way out, Greg.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#9 posted 08-26-2013 01:53 AM

Hey Greg, another beautifully sculpted box. Maybe it is not as you envisioned it to be, but it is still a beautifully sculpted box…perfect…

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#10 posted 08-26-2013 02:18 AM

I did not see the lips until I read the title. Now that’s all I can see!
I do love that wood and you did it proud as usual.

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

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#11 posted 08-26-2013 03:13 AM

Nice box! I found this fish imitating it!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#12 posted 08-26-2013 03:33 AM

Greg, at least there is plenty of variety in your work. If the red is paduk it will change to a brown in a couple of years. Maybe that is something to look forward to. It is great fun. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#13 posted 08-26-2013 03:43 AM

Looks like something out of a Riddick movie :) Nice Greg.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#14 posted 08-26-2013 04:23 AM

Greg i dont know what you had envisioned but i like it and the lining on the inside is Louisiana ,you build some beautiful boxes

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#15 posted 08-26-2013 04:35 AM

Monte…Thanks…! How was the final outcome of your show?

Grizzman…been out of the shop on vacation for a couple of weeks and I guess the brain cells got wild from from all the mountain air at 8000 ft.

DoubleDD…the alligator bottoms are one of my most used and favorite liners. I previously used velvet but now only by special order.

Don…definitely some creature influence. I think it looks like a fish I saw at a Seattle Seafood market.

Grizzman…I have The Creature from The Black Lagoon DVD also…in fact I first saw it when it came out when i was little kid…same lips as the box..

Roger…thats my problem..I look into the eyes


Aussie Dave…nothing but fun and surprises…

Andy…I didn’t realize how much the lips stood out until I photographed it and I couldn’t stop laughing…

Tom…wooooh…an idea for another box..

Big Al….gotta have variety or I feel stagnant. Variety is the spice of life and gumbo.

Randy…I guess I need to see the new Riddick movie…maybe they need a box…

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