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Project by Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor posted 03-06-2014 07:00 PM 1135 views 1 time favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Cypress. The weathered boxes sorta grow on me

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





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grizzman

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#1 posted 03-06-2014 07:05 PM

oh yea a beauty, but i do think the lift should have been a different color, it almost disappears…

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 03-06-2014 07:06 PM

Great work. Hope you have a great show.

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

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 03-06-2014 07:12 PM

It is you!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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ex-member

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#4 posted 03-06-2014 07:43 PM

Wow! that is so cool.

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Thewoodman2000

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#5 posted 03-06-2014 08:24 PM

That’s another fine box.
I 2nd Monte – have a great show!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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maplerock

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#6 posted 03-06-2014 08:40 PM

Greg… From the looks of your selfie, you’re working too hard! Good stuff!

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

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 03-06-2014 08:41 PM

Nice box. It has a tough look to it. Should be a good seller. Good luck.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 03-06-2014 08:43 PM

Thanks for the oh so nice feedback….
grizzman.. I always…well most always…make the lifts with a contrasting wood but sometimes it is good to have it blend in and not take the focus away from the box

Monte..thanks. ..My wife and I are definitely looking forward to the shows. They are fun and are always enjoyable.

Doc…the splinters are definitely a part of me…still trying to dig some out…

Oldsaxon….much appreciated

Thewoodman2000…thanks. The shows are coming up quickly and several are back to back weekends.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

5113 posts in 1967 days


#9 posted 03-06-2014 08:47 PM

Jerry…I never consider it hard work because I am having entirely too much fun…

doubled…the hardest part was finish sanding it to get all the splintery wood out without ruining the appearance I wanted.. Got another one ready to go on the sculpting table in a little bit.

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

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MarkTheFiddler

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#10 posted 03-06-2014 11:22 PM

Very cool Greg. I have no idea how you did it. The wood grain looks like it’s ready to separate into thin layers. Amazing skill!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 03-07-2014 01:27 AM

A perfect match to that guy in the last pic!

Do you soda blast these for the textured/weathered look?

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

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kiefer

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#12 posted 03-07-2014 03:29 AM

Why a picture of me ? LOL
Another nice one Greg and I bet they sell well just so nice to look at .
I am going to look for some of that sinker wood .

-- Kiefer 松

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Hawaiilad

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#13 posted 03-07-2014 04:05 AM

Greg, I can see you are not a sleeping man are you. Seems like you are turning out at least one box a day…Nice looking of course

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Roger

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#14 posted 03-07-2014 04:11 AM

Have a gr8 show Greg.

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

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hoss12992

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#15 posted 03-07-2014 05:20 AM

Wow, this is really cool. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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