Marine Corps Birthday Ball Guest of Honor Shadow Box

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Project by M1ni0n posted 03-22-2009 08:21 AM 9846 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is a shadow box I made for the Guest of Honor for our last Marine Corps birthday ball. It has a flag that has flown at Officer Candidates School (OCS) Headquarters. All of the enlisted chevrons and officer insignia represent what ranks we have at OCS. I built the shadow box out of walnut and cherry. The sline joints are alternating, cherry in walnut and walnut in cherry. One thing I wish I could get better at is folding the flag so all of the stars are pararrel to the deck. That was the hardest part. These pics do not show it but I did get the flag sqaured away later. The Staff Sergeant in the photo sent me the pics of the General and us. He really liked the gift and he knows he has a one of a kind. The joy of woodworking!

-- Jason

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#1 posted 03-22-2009 01:24 PM

Very Nice shadow box, I am about to start one for my NCO sword…and I want to put my fathers burial flag with it.

-- Semper Fi, Randy Sr.

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#2 posted 03-22-2009 06:24 PM

Looks great Semper Fi 85-89

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 03-22-2009 07:07 PM

Great job, I am sure that the Marine that received it was just thrilled, I would have been!!!!
Semper Fi – Nam 65-66

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#4 posted 03-23-2009 12:46 AM

Nice shadow box good job

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 07-02-2009 07:43 PM

Looks Great !


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