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LesB

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#1 posted 07-05-2015 09:05 PM

That is called the battle flag of the Northern Virginia Confederate Army.
Some illeterates think it is the flag of the Confederate States….they are wrong.
Very interesting. Does the 3d include the frame?

-- Les B, Oregon

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Desert_Woodworker

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#2 posted 07-05-2015 09:30 PM

Thank you for the history. Yes to the frame included. I practiced on the flag characteristics being in or out then practiced on making an included frame. I wanted to express an American icon that holds much meaning to many people, in many different ways.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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jeffswildwood

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#3 posted 07-06-2015 12:13 AM

At first, I thought this was a framed antique flag until I read the post. I really like the way this is styled. Nice job.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 12:14 AM

I like it regardless of what the government says. I would never have guessed MDF. I thought it was a slice of burl.

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

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Desert_Woodworker

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#5 posted 07-06-2015 12:58 AM

I thank everybody. I have many years with traditional woodworking but for the last 2 years I am focusing on CNC carvings and metal finishes. BUT! My goal is to incorporate a CNC piece with a metal coating into my wood working project (i.e. I posted a Jay Bates bench with a cnc carved, with metal finish) as for the flag- I am glad that I didn’t fight in that war…

-- Desert_Woodworker

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nonserviam

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#6 posted 07-06-2015 03:28 AM

illiterates….highly ironical. A look at the 2nd 3rd and 4th versions of the confederate national flag bear a striking resemblance to the honorable battle flag of the Northern Virginia Confederate Army.

-- -Vita brevis breviter in brevi finietur-

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RobS888

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#7 posted 07-06-2015 03:35 AM



That is called the battle flag of the Northern Virginia Confederate Army.
Some illeterates think it is the flag of the Confederate States….they are wrong.
Very interesting. Does the 3d include the frame?

- LesB


Sure looks like the upper left of the confederate flag. Stainless is pretty funny. Either way it is seen as a racist emblem and should be forgotten, along with the description of why the rest of the flag was white.

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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playingwithmywood

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#8 posted 07-06-2015 03:50 AM

great job really neat-o

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tomakazi

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#9 posted 07-06-2015 04:59 AM

Awesome artwork, I love it!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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Kny21

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#10 posted 07-06-2015 07:24 AM


That is called the battle flag of the Northern Virginia Confederate Army.
Some illeterates think it is the flag of the Confederate States….they are wrong.

Laughable. The Battle Flag of N. VA is a square flag, meaning the quadrants between the “stars and bars” are symmetrical. This flag is rectangular which means it’s the new “no-no” flag.

To the OP, nice work regardless of any drama.

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murch

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#11 posted 07-06-2015 11:38 AM

What’s an illeterate. Classic typo.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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tomakazi

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#12 posted 07-06-2015 12:57 PM

http://rulen.com/myths/

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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RobS888

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#13 posted 07-06-2015 01:39 PM



http://rulen.com/myths/

- tomakazi


sub title from that link:
History books, the media, the school systems, etc abound in falsehoods and inaccuracies of Confederate and Southern history. This fact sheet will help to clarify and dispell some of these rampant inaccuracies.

Everyone is wrong ‘cept us! Not a good way to start.

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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Bermuda_Les

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#14 posted 07-06-2015 03:26 PM

Very nice piece of work, and the subject matter doesn’t phase me in the least.

-- Making sawdust in Bermuda. It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it!

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eddie

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#15 posted 07-06-2015 05:17 PM

sharp looking rebel flag ,great job on it

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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