First carved box

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Project by Donald's Woodshop posted 09-22-2013 09:27 PM 951 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Thanks to Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor and Andy for the tips and tricks to carving. Oak with birch splines finished with danish oil and wipe on poly. It is 4 inches tall and about 3 and a half wide. Probably gonna be a pencil holder. It was a lot of fun going to town on this thing. A whole bunch of sawdust and sanding though.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 09:49 PM

Looks great. You are learning from two of the best when it comes to sculpting boxes – Andy & Greg do a phenomenal job on their projects I hate sanding far to much to give sculpting a chance ;-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 10:52 PM

donald…Nice carving…now that you have started carving there is no turning back…It gets more addictive as you go but the results are worth it

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#3 posted 09-23-2013 01:46 AM

And Greg oughta know LOL! Hope my first(whenever that is) sculpted box is this nice. Good work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 09-24-2013 07:20 PM

Good start…keep going…its addictive.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#5 posted 09-24-2013 07:22 PM

I’ll bet that you enjoyed this. It’s a really nice box.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 09-26-2013 01:57 PM

Cool box! It will make a great pencil holder. Like the splines and the carving. You are off to a good start.

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