|Project by M1ni0n||posted 03-22-2009 07:12 AM||4523 views||9 times favorited||12 comments|
This was a going away gift for one of my Marines. Another one of my Marines came up with the idea to build a wooden ammo can because the Marine leaving was an ammunition technician. I did not come up with the design but I helped the Marines out in getting this one built. I am very fond of the choice of wood, curly cherry. The ammo can is close to scale and beside the top handle, it is fully functional. I finished it with high gloss lacquer and a coat of paste wax. Most of the joinery is with brass pins as well, which complements the brass rod that is used for the handles and the latch. This was a difficult build but we now have learned a lot from it and are looking foward to building another one.