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Project by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 03-21-2014 04:25 AM 3313 views 10 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of before & after photos. just completed today.

-- 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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#1 posted 03-21-2014 05:20 AM

DANG DUDE!! That is the best one you’ve ever done(IMO)!!! And no corner splines? Just wow!

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#2 posted 03-21-2014 05:38 AM

Greg, I miss the corner splines too. That wood has some wonderful grain patterns after you shape it. Another winner. Good luck with your sales.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 03-21-2014 06:03 AM

Awesome..That cocobolo cleans up nice..

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#4 posted 03-21-2014 06:57 AM

Wow. Incredibly beautiful.

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

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#5 posted 03-21-2014 07:17 AM

You, the wood , and cajun music in the background. :-) Thanks for the before and after now show us the dance. LOL! Splendid work sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 03-21-2014 09:04 AM

freakin amazing transformation from the original glue up. Do you cut the feet after its glued up? I always thought it was best done when the pieces can be cut separately but your pictures show otherwise.

2nd picture is definitely my favorite shot, it really shows the texture and incredibly smooth finish! Another Beaut!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#7 posted 03-21-2014 11:10 AM

Wow Greg the before and after pics are amazing. The Cocobolo doesn’t look anything terrific until you sculpt into it exposing all the grain patterns as you sculpt deeper. Just amazing looking.

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

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#8 posted 03-21-2014 11:15 AM

wow, that is so beautiful

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

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#9 posted 03-21-2014 11:57 AM

Great box. Perfect. Love the before & after too. I love the richness of the wood. Another winner Greg!

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

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#10 posted 03-21-2014 12:30 PM

now you are talkin’ great looking wood. !!!!

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#11 posted 03-21-2014 12:35 PM

You really brought out the beauty hiding in that box.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#12 posted 03-21-2014 01:16 PM

Amazing, over the top and cool.

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

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#13 posted 03-21-2014 01:48 PM

Now that is rich grain and color.
Any special methods for gluing the cocobolo?
One of your best Greg and I for one don’t miss the splines at all. I think they get overdone a little so it’s nice to see a box without them. I just think it looks cleaner.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#14 posted 03-21-2014 02:13 PM

Are we supposed to vote? :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#15 posted 03-21-2014 02:40 PM

Dang! You did that wood justice – stunning! I agree – one of your best.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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