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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 02-20-2014 12:28 AM 1690 views 6 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lumpy 2.
I finished this box today and took a bunch of photos but I am not satisfied with any of the picts. Somehow I can not get the sides and front to come out sharp and clear. They always have a milky appearance to them.
I will post more photos when I get the photos that I am satisfied with.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-20-2014 12:32 AM

You mean it gets better than this? Wow. Awesome wood. Beautiful box.

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

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tefinn

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#2 posted 02-20-2014 12:47 AM

This is one of your best ones yet Greg! Stunning wood grain and color!

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

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 02-20-2014 12:57 AM

Great box and dynamite wood selection. My first quick look at photo 1 reminded me of someones toes on the top right. LOL.
I see what you mean with the pictures. It’s as if your getting too much sheen from the light. Well done

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

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 02-20-2014 01:00 AM

Great look, great color! What’s the wood?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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macadoo

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#5 posted 02-20-2014 01:04 AM

i see nothing wrong with the pictures, the box makes everything look good.
what kind of wood and how did you get the bumps?

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steve_in_ohio

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#6 posted 02-20-2014 01:07 AM

wow, as always you did an amazing job, beautiful work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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FloridaArt

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#7 posted 02-20-2014 01:15 AM

Hey, I like that soft corner look. Beautiful work!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Mean_Dean

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#8 posted 02-20-2014 01:44 AM

Milky photos or not, that is a beautiful box!

-- Dean

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 02-20-2014 01:46 AM

Wow! That wood is just gorgeous (probably doesn’t grow wild in Oklahoma though :( )

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

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maplerock

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#10 posted 02-20-2014 02:44 AM

People that read my comments on your boxes probably think we’re related with all of the superlatives I give out. But… your boxes are fantastic, and this one is simply gorgeous. I would love to see you craft one of these in person someday!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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Bobsboxes

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#11 posted 02-20-2014 03:24 AM

Once again over the top, super box Greg.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#12 posted 02-20-2014 04:32 AM

Thank you everyone. I made this box using Cocobolo…one of my favorite woods. It is a strange wood in that one piece can be so uniquely beautiful and another will have a bland grain pattern. This is from one of several large boards I bought years ago with the intention of making a dining table…but some of the boards were awesome and some were bland…and I didn’t want to make a dining table top unless they were all awesome pieces.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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majuvla

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#13 posted 02-20-2014 06:02 AM

Looks just fine. I see everything I need to see,great box.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rick

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#14 posted 02-20-2014 06:17 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed Greg! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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grizzman

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#15 posted 02-20-2014 10:39 AM

greg, these are gorgeous boxes, love the wood, if i had one i could use it as a small table…and keep my twinkies inside…and a few ding dongs…beautiful work..

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

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