4 Flag Sword Case

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 05-01-2015 02:28 AM 767 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have built many shadowboxes and sword cases over the last 18 years but this is the first 4 flag sword case I have been asked to do. This design presented some unique challenges but I am very happy with the end results. Due to deployment requirements the customer did not give me much time to work with (6 days) prior to his retirement ceremony so I had to burn the midnight oil a bit to get it done but I was able to finish it just in time. This is made from Cherry, stained red mahogany and finished with clear lacquer.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#1 posted 05-01-2015 01:21 PM

Mighty fine fine fine!

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

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Mainiac Matt

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#2 posted 05-01-2015 02:04 PM

I can see a corpsman having the USN and USMC flag… but not sure what the middle flag is??

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#3 posted 05-01-2015 03:55 PM

Matt, the middle flag is the Philippine flag. That is where this individual is from.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#4 posted 05-02-2015 01:13 AM

A great memento Tim. Well done.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 05-02-2015 04:06 AM

A definite winner!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 05-03-2015 03:06 PM

This is wonderful – great work incorpoating everything.


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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DeLayne Peck

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#7 posted 05-04-2015 04:07 PM

Deliver it with the heartfelt thanks of the LJs woodworking community. Beautiful work.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#8 posted 05-06-2015 01:58 AM

Your design is super. Everything is handsomely displayed. Great work is such short notice !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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