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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 09-14-2017 04:28 AM 1840 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some call it rustic. I made my own rustic look and design from some good Louisiana Sinker Cypress.
This box got started about a month back but got delayed because of a couple of vacation trips and some other shop projects.
It is 8×8x4 and sealed with lacquer.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"





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#1 posted 09-14-2017 04:36 AM

Greg, it feels organic and old, like you! LOL! i like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 09-14-2017 05:11 AM



Greg, it feels organic and old, like you! LOL! i like it!

- DocSavage45


Wrinkled…but not old yet…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#3 posted 09-14-2017 05:15 AM

Gnarly!
I love it!

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

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#4 posted 09-14-2017 06:06 AM

Now that’s a face you should carve into a box!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 09-14-2017 08:16 AM

Love it

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 09-14-2017 02:11 PM

This is brilliant

-- Woodworking is life >> http://woodworktable.com

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#7 posted 09-14-2017 03:32 PM

That’s what I call rustic with a lot of natural character. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 09-14-2017 06:09 PM

Incredible looking grains.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 09-14-2017 07:43 PM

very cool look what was your technique to bring out the grain on this greg?

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 09-14-2017 10:23 PM

You brought out some nice features from this wood and it looks great !
After looking at it for a while it came to me what it reminded me and it is the Hoodoos in southern Alberta .
http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/photo/hoodoo-in-the-badlands-of-writing-on-stone-high-res-stock-photography/602202069

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 09-14-2017 10:40 PM

Thanks everyone…I’ve always liked rustic wood but never had any to work with before that had the appearance i was visualizing. Well, if you can’t find just what you want… then try to male it. Creating the textures is fun and it has been giving me new design ideas combining textures and polished wood that I am brainstorming. Might work…might not…but I gotta try for the fun of it.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#12 posted 09-14-2017 10:42 PM



very cool look what was your technique to bring out the grain on this greg?

- pottz


I sculpt and carve first then sandblast.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#13 posted 09-17-2017 04:13 PM

good….....

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#14 posted 09-17-2017 04:22 PM

Totally unique

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#15 posted 09-18-2017 09:09 PM

How is the grain pattern on the inside so different from the outside?

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