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Project by Tokolosi posted 02-08-2014 10:30 PM 1051 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

...I just had to try it again.

Don’t worry Greg I think your position as master box sculptor is till very safe ;-)

The boxes are about 5 1\”2 square and 3 1\2” deep. Maple with walnut, bubinga and zebra inserts. Finished with tinted Danish oil and poly topcoats.

These are a blast to make. Definitely going to try it again.

Thanks for looking. And if anyone can tell me how to rotate my photos using my tablet and or iPhone I’d appreciate it

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 02-08-2014 11:11 PM

Wow, that is so amazing, the boxes are beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Brett

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#2 posted 02-08-2014 11:35 PM

I’m surprised the boxes didn’t just tumble off of the screen! ha ha.

Great job on the boxes and having fun too!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 02-09-2014 03:16 AM

Great work. They are beautiful.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 02-09-2014 04:51 AM

The sculpting bug has bitten…Very nice…once you get started there is no turning back.
I think the only way to get the photos facing correctly is with a photo editing program such as paint Shop Pro.

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

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lanwater

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#5 posted 02-09-2014 05:19 AM

Well done! They are Very nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 02-09-2014 06:20 AM

They are very cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 02-09-2014 10:59 AM

send the pics to you puter, open, rt. click and rotate ?

btw – nice boxes

-- Dick, Ohio

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 02-09-2014 11:18 AM

Some very nice boxes, great work for first time sculpting….keep them coming don’t give up.

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

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 02-09-2014 11:39 AM

Nice job. Like how the woods contrast each other too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roger

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#10 posted 02-09-2014 01:36 PM

Gr8 lookin boxes. There should be some kind of edit menu somewhere so you can turn em.

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

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#11 posted 02-10-2014 01:21 AM

very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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majuvla

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#12 posted 02-10-2014 05:14 AM

Beautiful boxes!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Achiko

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#13 posted 02-11-2014 12:58 AM

Nice work!

On my iPad, I use the Photos app. Select a photo on your Camera Roll (or other app), click Edit, the choose Rotate. So simple, even I can do it.

Chuck

-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com

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mcoyfrog

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#14 posted 08-19-2014 06:51 PM

Great job,I’ve always loved this type look

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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