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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 09-22-2013 04:06 AM 1619 views 3 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Leopardwood Box I completed today. The finish is lacquer and the bottom is leather lined.
The Louisville show is coming up on Oct 4-6th and as always I am on a box building marathon.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.





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WayneC

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 04:16 AM

Love it. Good luck on the show.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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deon

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 04:19 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 09-22-2013 04:36 AM

Wonderful looking box sir ! Should be a crowd favorite at the show.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 09-22-2013 05:22 AM

As always, your work is impeccable. You displayed the woods beauty along with your work.

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

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#5 posted 09-22-2013 05:51 AM

Love the flair and symmetry. Fantastic job as usual.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#6 posted 09-22-2013 07:21 AM

Once again you have out done yourself, I’m sure that will sell very fast

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#7 posted 09-22-2013 07:58 AM

You’re on a roll. Did you get any sense from the last show of where the customers might take your box sculpting?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 09-22-2013 09:08 AM

luv the choice of wood in this one..gives it a whole different look..maybe a bit more feminine than others? looks lighter? good luck at the show..

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

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Blackie_

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#9 posted 09-22-2013 11:00 AM

I’m doing a show on the 5th only a one day show and I’m in the same mode Greg, nice box. It’ll be my first time seeing how the trailer does also with my new display, I’ll be sure to take pictures.

-- 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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aussiedave

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#10 posted 09-22-2013 12:45 PM

Another beautiful box Greg…that Leopardwood is amazing, it works so well with your sculpting. Awesome job.

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

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Roger

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#11 posted 09-22-2013 12:53 PM

Stunning, exotic, and beee-u-teee-ful!

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

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bigogre

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#12 posted 09-22-2013 01:35 PM

I would love to see you at your shop during a box making binge…. I imagine it looks like a dustnado with all the grinding. Beautiful work!

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#14 posted 09-22-2013 02:36 PM

Love the wood combo. You make wonderful boxes. How many do you sell at the show?
-don

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

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Woodbridge

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#15 posted 09-22-2013 02:51 PM

the leopard wood on this box looks great as does the lighter contrasting handle.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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