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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 08-09-2018 10:41 PM 1776 views 6 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of slider top boxes I just completed. I wanted to keep the design very basic and simple so I could complete them quickly and keep the price at $199
The first one is Leopardwood and Tiger Maple with a removable tray and a leather lined bottom.
The other one is salvaged Red Cypress with a leather bottom.
Both are 9×6x4-1/2” and finished with Danish Oil

-- 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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JL7

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#1 posted 08-09-2018 11:09 PM

Well done Greg…simple is not simple as you know….Beautiful woods and execution….bravo!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 08-09-2018 11:48 PM

Nice and elegant. Great combination of wood. Should be a popular seller.

-- Bob

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#3 posted 08-10-2018 12:00 AM

Very nice work

Cute picture

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 08-10-2018 12:36 AM

Your running is an inspiration to not give up taking care of yourself

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 08-10-2018 12:53 AM

Stumpy could sponsor a 5k and we could all run in it. Then Bill could show us how to do CPR when we’re finished.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 08-10-2018 01:10 AM

nice job i really like the shape,different from most ive seen here,and the wood choices are beautiful.excellent job.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#7 posted 08-10-2018 01:36 AM

Very pretty.
Just Danish Oil? No topcoat?

-- Mark

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#8 posted 08-10-2018 02:10 AM

Very attractive boxes. And a very lifelike racoon ;)

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#9 posted 08-10-2018 03:12 AM

Like the design, surprised how good the cyprus looks! How about a pic of the trays inside?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#10 posted 08-10-2018 03:53 AM

Nice work on that top and wood looks great too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 08-10-2018 10:04 AM

Nice change of pace Grey, I really like them both

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#12 posted 08-10-2018 11:00 AM

Nice work on those boxes!

-- Petey

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#13 posted 08-10-2018 11:28 AM

Even though they both have the same basic design, and I think they look great, I think the second box with the “raised panel” look and the wood selection is really nice.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#14 posted 08-10-2018 11:36 AM

Greg, I really like this design, I bet they sell easily. Nice work!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#15 posted 08-10-2018 03:08 PM

Beautiful—and I love the shapes. How did you achieve the curves—pre- or post-assembly? Bandsaw, I presume?

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