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#1 posted 05-20-2015 04:42 AM


Missed the inspiration your boxes give me. great that you have to replace inventory. it means you can be creative. I really like how subtle this box is and your crafting integrates it well!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 05-20-2015 06:16 AM

WoW ! Nice work I really like this one. Great selection of Timbers and superb design and lovely finish, well done I will add this to my favorites .

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#3 posted 05-20-2015 09:54 AM

Great job. I like the contour and design of this one. Color is great.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 05-20-2015 11:54 AM

Wow!! Another Homerun with this one~ I will add this one to my favorites too!!

Thanks for sharing
Chuck aka The Sedcokid

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 05-20-2015 12:30 PM

Beautiful wood, beautiful grain and colours , awsome design. Very classy and elegant.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 05-20-2015 12:54 PM

Very cool design and execution! Can we see the inside too?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 05-20-2015 01:06 PM

Very Nice Greg!!! I really like the design on this one.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 05-20-2015 01:08 PM

Great looking box Greg, I love the look of Wenge, but have to be careful splinters. but that is what tweezers are for right? lol

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#9 posted 05-20-2015 01:14 PM

Beautifully made. Excellent wood choice.

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

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#10 posted 05-20-2015 02:28 PM

Another nice step in the evolution of your unique style Greg.
You must be having fun because making this many boxes if you weren’t would be a chore.
My guess is that the challenge of creating new and different keeps you going …. and going …
Duracell has nothing on creative challenge. :-)

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#11 posted 05-20-2015 02:52 PM

Thanks everyone….! I always greatly appreciate the comments that yall take the time to post. They always keep the sawdust adrenaline flowing.
This wood combination worked together better than I thought it would at first. It came about because of a customer asking about a commission box with this combo. I had made Wenge boxes with numerous different wood combinations…but not with Leopardwood. Well, another combo to add to the “Future Projects” list.

Well, back to work….!!!

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#12 posted 05-20-2015 02:54 PM

Great looking box Greg, I love the look of Wenge, but have to be careful splinters. but that is what tweezers are for right? lol

- fisherdoug09

Splinters…..? What splinters….Haaaaa….I should own stock in the tweezer factory. I have 3 in the shop, 1 upstairs in my office and one in the house

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#13 posted 05-20-2015 03:26 PM

That is a beautiful box for sure.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#14 posted 05-20-2015 04:25 PM

You really nailed this one Greg. It just be one of my favorites. The wood combination works really well. Well done! Do you only sell boxes at your shows, or do you have other items?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#15 posted 05-20-2015 05:13 PM

About all I can say is WoW!!

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