|Project by brentmore||posted 06-19-2015 11:49 PM||898 views||1 time favorited||4 comments|
My boss is retiring from the Army after over two decades of service. He was a key figure in the creation of the new Army Cyber branch, so he’ll have quite a lasting impact after hanging up the uniform. For his gift I used some 3/8” mahogany for the body. I had a nice piece of bird’s eye maple that worked as the bottom and would contrast well against the wenge top. Wenge is a sometimes an irritant, so I had to be extra careful when working it. Once cut and finished, it’s quite beautiful though! I fixed one of the new brass Cyber branch insignia just below his initials, which I carved into the lid using my CNC. I’m very pleased with the box and hoping it reminds him of the great work he’s done setting others up for success.
-- Brent, http://www.brentmorelabs.com