Navy Uniform Shadowbox

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 06-01-2015 01:10 AM 1245 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This shadowbox was commissioned by a retiree to wanted to honor his wife’s service by giving her a shadowbox with her dress uniform in it during his retirement ceremony. He and his wife met while they were both on active duty. After 8 years she got out and he stayed in for 20 years. I think this was a great way to show his appreciation for her service.

I built the shadowbox and my wife installed the uniform. I think she did an amazing job with the presentation of the uniform.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#1 posted 06-01-2015 01:17 AM

Very nicely done. Certainly something that she and the family will appreciate for years to come.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 06-01-2015 01:33 AM

You two are a great team!
Lovely work!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#3 posted 06-01-2015 03:55 AM

Nice idea to display uniform too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 06-01-2015 12:56 PM

That is super nice

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

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#5 posted 06-01-2015 01:22 PM

What a great way to honor her service. Well done on this project !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#6 posted 06-01-2015 04:18 PM

Very nicely done!

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

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#7 posted 06-01-2015 06:59 PM

You make a great team. Should be a treasured piece.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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