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Project by longgone posted 10-16-2013 12:36 AM 2872 views 3 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the first sinker cypress boxes I made. This box got a big deep scratch on it quite a while back and it had been sitting on my office shelf because I would not sell a scratched box.
Today I decided to give it a facelift since it wasn’t doing any good just gathering dust and since I had sold most of the other cypress boxes that I weathered..

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 12:39 AM

Always great work. Hope Louisville went great.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 12:47 AM

Beautiful detail work. I can’t imagine how much work is involved. AAA+

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

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 12:55 AM

good stuff. nothing like finding an unfinished project and getting the chance to git-r-done.

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

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 01:24 AM

another smashing design, im almost afraid to open it, if its opened just a bit, will we see the long antennae from the cockroach…lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 02:13 AM

Greg, you are able to take a lonely box and restore it to a masterpiece.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 10-16-2013 02:31 AM

Wow…you do some amazing work….incredibly talented

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#7 posted 10-16-2013 03:51 AM

Do you ever get bored with making box after box?
They are all very nice, and you do a good job.
But I think I would go nuts making the same thing again and again.

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#8 posted 10-16-2013 04:04 AM

Spectacular cypress, it looks better before than after

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 10-16-2013 07:13 AM

Never know what you will find when you blow off the dust…great looking box Greg

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#11 posted 10-16-2013 08:22 AM

This is one great looking box. I am glad that you decided to fix the scratch. It happened to me with a different project. It waited for months to be fixed.

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#12 posted 10-16-2013 09:38 AM

Never get tired of looking at your work, all so beautiful… One day I’ll try this style of box making. Expect a phone call of Help! LOL Hope the show went well as I’m sure it did.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 10-16-2013 10:33 AM

Beautiful! Is there a tutorial anywhere to do a box like this? I love the various contours.

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#14 posted 10-16-2013 12:15 PM

Great save!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 10-16-2013 12:17 PM

Another beautiful box with excellent sculpting and the grain pattern in the cypress is awesome. Great job Greg.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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