Navy Aviation Ordnance Plaque

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Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 09-10-2014 02:18 AM 1731 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wings are carved on a Carvewright and the shirt was cut out with the band saw and shaped a little with the angle sander. The first coat of red looked to fake so I decided to go with a black base and sanded off most to just leave highlights in the creases and to give a clean, yet dirty look. I finished with two light coats of red. I’m not a painter but I am pleased with the fresh out of the ship’s laundry look.

The wings are about 12” wide and the shirt is approximately 16” tall x 17” wide. I key holed the back to hang.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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#1 posted 09-10-2014 10:57 AM

Nice job.
How do you like the Carvewright?

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#2 posted 09-10-2014 12:20 PM

Nice one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 09-10-2014 11:55 PM

Great looking Ordnacemate shirt!

“If you ain’t ordnance, you ain’t s**t!”

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 09-11-2014 01:51 AM

Thanks guys.

Pete, it takes a little time to learn but I’m starting to feel more comfortable. I’m spending more time on the computer than actually making sawdust but I’m really like the fact that I can add a new twist to my projects.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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