Command Chief's Going Away

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Project by jase posted 05-17-2015 10:09 AM 1388 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for a command chief E9 who was leaving. I’m tired of seeing the same ol’ gun barrel gift, so I tried it out. At first it looked a bit like a casket, but with the pieces attached, it turned out good.

First time using Curly maple, but I love it. I used mahogany for the trim on the top and bottom plates, and used bloodwood for the nuts that house 2 coins and also for the tail flashes. Used walnut for the impossible wrench and sandwiched a piece of it between two maples for the barrel holder.

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'

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#1 posted 05-17-2015 11:36 AM

You hit the mark on this one. I agree with doing the same thing over and over…..I have got into the habit of say……give me all of the stuff and I’ll figure it out..ha.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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#2 posted 05-17-2015 01:10 PM

That is very nice. He should love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 05-17-2015 04:13 PM

Beautiful work. I really like the way you used the different woods. I am sure this is something that will be proudly displayed for years to come.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#4 posted 05-17-2015 08:38 PM

Heeeeeey More Exceptionally detailed work Jase,

100% improvement on the photos !! No doubt now four spaces left for some more of the construction process to be added later along with the presentation, tee hee !

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 05-18-2015 12:39 PM

Out of this world good box. Incredible lines and details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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