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Cypress. The weathered boxes sorta grow on me
-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work
Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist
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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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#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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#3 posted 03-06-2014 07:12 PM
It is you!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#4 posted 03-06-2014 07:43 PM
Wow! that is so cool.
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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....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts
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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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#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
#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…
Thewoodman2000…thanks. The shows are coming up quickly and several are back to back weekends.
#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.
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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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#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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#12 posted 03-07-2014 03:29 AM
Why a picture of me ? LOLAnother 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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#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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#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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#15 posted 03-07-2014 05:20 AM
Wow, this is really cool. Great job buddy
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