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Project by TheDane posted 08-03-2017 01:59 AM 860 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned my first Beads of Courage box this week … this box is oak and walnut, about 6-inches high (plus the lid) and 5-inches in diameter.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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Druid

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#1 posted 08-03-2017 02:11 AM

Beautifully done, and I like the lid design.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 08-03-2017 02:36 AM

Very pretty.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 08-03-2017 03:30 AM

Real nice project Gerry, I like what you did with the lid.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#4 posted 08-03-2017 03:47 AM

Looks awesome!bbwhst. What finish did you use?

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#5 posted 08-03-2017 04:07 AM

Simply put, FANTASTIC!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#6 posted 08-03-2017 06:08 AM

A nice barrel and I especially like the lit.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#7 posted 08-03-2017 06:15 AM

Very COOL…

You’re really nailing those segmented projects very nicely!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#8 posted 08-03-2017 07:49 AM

very nice,Dane
I´ll try to copy you
Thanks fof sharing

-- bambi

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#9 posted 08-03-2017 08:06 AM

This is awesome, great work as always!!!!

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

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#10 posted 08-03-2017 11:12 AM

Really nice…love the lid

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#11 posted 08-03-2017 11:34 AM

Excellent looking design, especialy top lid looks pretty interesting and challenging to make.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 08-03-2017 02:01 PM

Looks awesome! What finish did you use?

- TungOil

5 coats of Minwax wipe-on poly (satin)

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#13 posted 08-03-2017 02:22 PM

Gerry, this is such an outstanding piece. It displays a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 08-03-2017 02:54 PM

GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#15 posted 08-03-2017 09:01 PM

lovely work Gerry, I’m sure the gift will be very much appreciated, :)
nice work on the top
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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