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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 06-04-2018 08:14 PM 6494 views 6 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Canarywood & Padauk jewelry Box I just completed. Sculpted using my “old school’ sculpting style. 10.25” x 7” x 6” and finished with lacquer. I originally intended to use a danish oil finish but after using it on some sample scraps I decided it was too dark.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself" Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does





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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 06-04-2018 10:55 PM

Interesting box. is there a 4” angle grinder involved with your version of old school?

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Joe

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#2 posted 06-04-2018 11:06 PM

Your box is absolutely magnificent. The excitement it inspires is unbelievable. The combination of woods and texture gives it a surreal look that sets it apart from all other boxes. A true work of art from a true artist. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#3 posted 06-04-2018 11:30 PM

Very nice!

-- Kelly Klaas K7SU

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#4 posted 06-04-2018 11:34 PM

Fantastic work as usual. Just gotta wonder about the black & white picture?

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#5 posted 06-05-2018 12:25 AM

Always love your work. Good job sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 06-05-2018 12:40 AM

He’s BAAAAAACCCCCKKKK! Notice the new hinges. I’m with Monte!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Charlie H.

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#7 posted 06-05-2018 12:43 AM

I like it.
Do you have any pictures of the bottom or with the lid open ?

-- Regards, Charlie in Rowlett, TX --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------

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Gary

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#8 posted 06-05-2018 01:14 AM

Thoroughly enjoyable!
A quintessential Cajun boxmaker box.

-- Gary, Florida

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woodbutcherbynight

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#9 posted 06-05-2018 02:01 AM

Sweet, old school or not looks fantastic!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#10 posted 06-05-2018 02:26 AM

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#11 posted 06-05-2018 03:29 AM

Thanks for all the positive comments.
Sculpting these is definitely a sawdust generating monster. I do shape it with an angle grinder and then sand and sand and sand. Gives my downdraft table and dust collection a serious workout.

I did make a removable divider tray for it but realized it had a splintery split in it so I am making another and will photo it when done. The box bottom and the tray have a leather lined bottom.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself" Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does

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#12 posted 06-05-2018 04:05 AM

Magnificant sculpturing and colour wood combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 06-05-2018 06:21 AM

Beautiful and very unique. Great job !!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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#14 posted 06-05-2018 07:17 AM

Do you have any photos of the end result of the saw trestle work?

The box looks good too, up to your usual brilliant standard.

-- Regards Rob

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Tooch

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#15 posted 06-05-2018 09:56 AM

Awesome work, Greg. Every time i see one of your posts I take a second to look at my angle grinder and think to myself, “some day…”“

Have you ever posted videos of the process? I know I’d watch…

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

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