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Beads of Courage Box

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 03-01-2014 02:17 PM 1122 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Beads of Courage Box

A customer contacted me looking for a pattern for Beads of Courage. I was not familiar with this program. Their carving club makes boxes and decorates them before donating them to children in the hospital. They keep their beads in the box.

After seeing the work this program is doing with very sick kids, I agreed to chip carve a box that they could use as a donation for one child. It didn’t take long to carve and hopefully will make one child very happy. Also, I hope it will inspire carving club members to carve many more like it as a blessing to many children.

Thanks for looking. More info at: http://www.beadsofcourage.org/pages/beadsofcourage.htm

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996





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MarkTheFiddler

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#1 posted 03-01-2014 02:43 PM

I’ve just started carving for fun. Lately, I have been looking at your work. It is just amazing to me. This one is so clean and to my eye it looks perfect.

Thanks for being a lumber jock and sharing your masterpieces.

I’m going to be looking at your posts with an eye toward learning instead of just outright astonishment.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Bobsboxes

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#2 posted 03-01-2014 03:00 PM

Great carved box, and for a wonderful cause.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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MarkTheFiddler

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#3 posted 03-01-2014 03:08 PM

You know, I’m a little groggy and I missed the whole point. I thanked you for sharing with us. I want to thank you twice again for your giving heart. You make the world better.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 03-01-2014 03:23 PM

Very nice, great cause

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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MyChipCarving

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#5 posted 03-01-2014 03:50 PM

Thanks for your positive replies. I agree that Beads of Courage is a great organization.
MarkTheFiddler, welcome to the great world of chip carving. Email anytime with questions. I’m glad to help.
info@MyChipCarving.com

Marty

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 03-01-2014 03:54 PM

Very nice ,it’s great of you to contribute to such a worthy cause.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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RogerBean

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#7 posted 03-01-2014 04:34 PM

Impressive carving.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-01-2014 05:55 PM

Always crispy clean. Lettering is super nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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freddy1962

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#9 posted 03-02-2014 01:03 AM

What Roger said…

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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tomd

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#10 posted 03-02-2014 01:10 AM

Very nice looking box and the carving is very well done.

-- Tom D

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lightweightladylefty

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#11 posted 03-02-2014 03:41 AM

Marty,

What a special box! It will certainly bring joy to the child who receives it.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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BigDan2

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#12 posted 03-02-2014 02:36 PM

you are great man for woorking that beautiful box for this program.

-- BigDan

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 03-02-2014 02:38 PM

Marty, as always your chip carving is flawless. It’s a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 03-06-2014 05:45 PM

Your great carving made this box beautiful. Like the cute designs and pretty fonts.

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