AF Ranks Candelabra

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Project by Pat Cavanaugh posted 03-04-2009 01:48 AM 2472 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a candelabra for the Keesler AFB Chiefs Group to use at their induction ceremonies. A CMSgt friend of mine provided the concept. The ranks are actual stripes and the logo is arcrylic mirror. The protective coating is still on the mirror. All items are inlaid into the red oak. Because of it’s size (over 40” long and 20” tall), it breaks down into 3 pieces.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#1 posted 03-04-2009 02:30 AM

Nice work.

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#2 posted 03-04-2009 02:45 AM

Nice work!

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#3 posted 03-04-2009 03:21 PM

Really nice work. You’ve come up with some good ideas there.

-- Rick

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#4 posted 03-07-2009 11:57 PM

Pat – can you send me the dimensions of the AF Logo you inlaid with plastic mirror? I’m thinking of mounting an AF logo in my shadow box.


-- Ed

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#5 posted 06-26-2009 05:56 PM

I absolutely love this design.

-- Kelly -- Common Sense, Isn't Common to Everyone. - Me

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#6 posted 06-28-2009 11:08 AM

Cool idea with the increase in ranking,

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 06-28-2009 05:25 PM

Thank you all for the kind words. Given the quality of some of your projects, I’m honored by your comments.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#8 posted 09-25-2009 03:22 PM

Very impressive piece! That would look good at any ceremony.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#9 posted 03-13-2012 01:49 AM

that is truly nice work! My father was retired USAF and I’m retired USN.. LOL.. I’m now motivated to make a candleabra for the local Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop I’m involved with.

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