|Project by WMD2006||posted 05-07-2014 03:23 AM||1877 views||6 times favorited||10 comments|
My first attempt at building the new USAF symbol into a shadowbox, made more interesting by the flag box integrated into the base.
I designed everything in Publisher, then worked with a set of full-scale plans to map the supports onto the back. Trickiest was the variable box joint at the top of the flag triangle that I added for as much strength as possible. The stripes and circle on the front were finished with Kona stain while the rest was done separately with Medium Walnut to give a dual-tone appearance. Once construction was completed I added blue felt to the back as well.