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White oak from WWII

136 days ago by poospleasures | 8 comments »

I hope this blog is read and shown to as many Army veterans as you can who were stationed at Fort Knox during the 1940,s through the time the wooden barracks were in use. What a memorable time this was. As a kid in the late 50’s I sold newspapers to the GI’s in these very same barracks. This is not an add to sell any thing.This is a story about many things including white oak and our history using it in WWII barracks. As you will see in my project I have the honor of making the white oak display cases for the commemorative historical Fort Knox barracks knives. This case frame made using old white oak flooring from old barracks from 1941. Notice the nail holes. Now on to ...

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