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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 09-07-2013 11:18 PM 1489 views 4 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am trying to get as much inventory as possible for the shows that start next weekend.
Looking forward to the shows and it will give me some time out of the shop just long enough to have workshop withdrawals.
This box is marblewood with a taste of wenge’ thrown in for flavour.

10×7x3.75” and finished with lacquer.
gotta go get the charcoals started now for the grill because I have ribeyes and green onion sausage calling my name.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 09-07-2013 11:39 PM

Looks great—very interesting grain with nice contrast from the wenge.

P.S. Enjoy your steak and sausage while you can, and I’ll enjoy my cardiologist approved salad. ;-)

P.P.S. Good luck on your shows! I hope you sell out.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 09-07-2013 11:59 PM

Greg, you’ve done it again another beautiful box!! I would love to see your shop and watch how you make these beauties!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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BENTWOOD

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#3 posted 09-08-2013 12:07 AM

You have definitely found your specialized niche with these boxes. I too would love to see your process.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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LittlePaw

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#4 posted 09-08-2013 12:25 AM

To watch you make a box? I would I would I would!!! When?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 09-08-2013 12:27 AM

That looks more yellow than your previous marblewood box. I’ve never seen any of this wood up close but I love both of the marblewood boxes you posted.

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

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 09-08-2013 12:43 AM

Greg, you have really outdone yourself with this one. You should have no trouble selling it. Is the “alligator” lining real gator hide, or an embossed leather? Either way, it looks good.

You Gator lining reminded me – I heard on the news that two of the “Swamp People” stars were arrested today in Terrebone Parish for Aggravated Battery – the Father/Son R.J. Molinere and Jay Paul Molinere. Supposedly beat some 24 year old with a beer bottle. Funny why the needed a bottle – Jay Paul is a Kick Boxer and RJ is a nationally ranked arm wrestler – must have been some bad a.. 24 year old :-).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 09-08-2013 01:03 AM

Beautiful work as usual. Your work never fails to amaze me.

Your supper sounds pretty good as well!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#8 posted 09-08-2013 01:17 AM

Greg you really are an inspiration. Thanks again for showcasing your talent. Great Job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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shipwright

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#9 posted 09-08-2013 01:29 AM

Good luck at the shows Greg.
This one is another winner.

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

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 09-08-2013 01:38 AM

beautiful box. The wood is really cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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kiefer

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#11 posted 09-08-2013 02:24 AM

Another nice one Greg.
You a popping them out at a furious pace and all different .
Good luck at the sales and a report would be in order .

-- Kiefer 松

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 09-08-2013 03:01 AM

This one really calls my name. If it doesn’t sell send it to me. Just plain awesome craftsmanship Bill.

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

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DocSavage45

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#13 posted 09-08-2013 03:47 AM

HA,HA,HA No wonder you can eat ribeyes! I especially like the choice of wood pattern that sets the feet apart. Bring a big cashbox to the shows.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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aussiedave

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#14 posted 09-08-2013 04:00 AM

Another beautiful sculpted box Greg. You just keep producing them and the quality and craftsmanship never suffers… just amazing stuff, love your work.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#15 posted 09-08-2013 04:34 AM

Much thanks everyone for taking the time to comment. I always enjoy every aspect of creating each box… and that always makes it so enjoyable.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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