Marine Shadow box

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Project by DanII posted 02-20-2015 04:00 PM 1422 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is by far the best box I’ve made so far (I’ve done 5 or 6 at this point) . Brought most of my tools in the airframes shop and built it at work. Made for a female Staff Sergeant who made myself, and everyone else around her better Marines. We presented it to her at last year’s Marine Corps ball. Will miss her dearly.
Woods are ribbon stripe sapele, with the “blood” stripe from blood wood. Miter splines are yellow heart. Finished with general finishes semi-gloss wipe on poly

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#1 posted 02-20-2015 05:55 PM

You did a nice job on this shadow box.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 02-20-2015 11:18 PM

Nicely done and great design. Love the inlay work on the frame.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 02-21-2015 05:51 PM

Thank you for the compliments. It’s not actually an inlay. I have yet to attempt that skill. Will probably do so on my next project. I’m still beginner. It’s a solid rip glued together and planed down.

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