Beads of Courage Box

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This box is mahogany and maple … about 8 inches tall and 7 inches in diameter.

The center band was done ala the ‘Baskets Illusion’ process with a beading tool, woodburner, and India ink.

Finish is 6 coats of wipe-on poly to be followed with white diamond buffing (I let the poly cure for a couple of weeks to let it gas off … the kids may have problems with the finish odor).

This box is destined for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

-- 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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#1 posted 07-29-2018 12:59 AM

FANTASTIC WORK, and a GREAT gift to the kids too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 07-29-2018 01:46 AM

A real work of art. Beautiful piece. Great cause!!

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

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#3 posted 07-29-2018 04:49 AM

Very NICE!

They will really LIKE it at the hospital!!

Very good cause…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 07-29-2018 10:54 AM

Excellent workmanship

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#5 posted 07-29-2018 12:08 PM

Gerry, you did a beautiful job on this wonderful box and it displays a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 07-29-2018 12:50 PM

This is nice work and for a good cause too.

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

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#7 posted 07-29-2018 12:55 PM

The walnut vase you posted is real nice BUT this is outstanding and beautiful !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#8 posted 07-29-2018 01:10 PM

WOW I really love this very cool looking box …. worth it for a smile from a child … GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#9 posted 07-29-2018 05:01 PM

Taking off my hat…......

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

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#10 posted 07-30-2018 04:15 AM

That is a real interesting process ending in a very good looking project!
Don’t see why anyone wouldn’t like this piece.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 08-04-2018 04:00 AM

I haven’t seen a centre band like that before, great idea!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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