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Project by Sanding2day posted 06-26-2015 06:40 PM 881 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This display plaque was made for the brother of a fallen Soldier Brian M Romines and was presented at the 10 year reunion and memorial of the Iraq deployment in which he was lost.

Fairly straight forward project using the rubbing from the Marseilles, IL Memorial Wall, live edge Red Oak attained from a fallen 200 year old tree that had been growing at the ILARNG HQ in Springfield, IL. Honduran Mahogany backing, and Yellow/Purple Heart Cordon security decoration.

Put a keyhole hanger in the back and finished with Poly and Epoxy.

RIP SGT Brian Romines

-- Dan





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 06-26-2015 09:50 PM

Beautifully done and wonderful tribute. Thanks for the share.

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

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 06-26-2015 11:47 PM

Excellent tribute to on of our fallen.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 06-27-2015 01:26 AM

everytime i see something like this – my heart swells. nice job and such a beautiful presentation with the rubbing

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#4 posted 06-27-2015 05:29 AM

I like it, very tasteful.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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#5 posted 06-27-2015 11:38 AM

Well done. A salute from a retired fighter pilot.

-- --Dale Page

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#6 posted 06-27-2015 11:38 AM

What an awesome tribute to one of our nation’s protectors that paid the ultimate sacrifice.

-- Jake

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#7 posted 06-27-2015 01:41 PM

Beautiful.

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#8 posted 06-27-2015 03:27 PM

It’s a very nice memorial to a fallen soldier.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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