Lighted Naval Officer Sword Case

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 07-12-2015 07:36 PM 976 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just finished this project for a Naval Aviator that is about to retire. This design includes a Puck Light built into the top as per the customers request. The burial flag installed in this display is the customers fathers and was presented to him at a military funeral with full honors. The brass from the rounds fired during the 21 gun salute are tucked into the folds of the flag. This shadowbox is made from California Red Oak, stained Early American and finished with clear lacquer.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#1 posted 07-12-2015 10:57 PM

Tim, you do great shadow boxes and this is no exception. I enjoy seeing your work. Thanks for sharing.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#2 posted 07-12-2015 11:57 PM

Another example of great design. Well done.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 07-13-2015 10:17 AM

As all your memorial projects, this one is good looking too. You realy have lot of orders for those stuff.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 07-13-2015 10:45 AM

Tim, another one-of-a-kind example of a cherished shadow box. Great work, wonderful display. Thanks for sharing.

-- DonB

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#5 posted 07-13-2015 11:54 AM

This is top notch Tim.

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

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#6 posted 07-13-2015 01:23 PM

That is beautiful and you have done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 07-13-2015 07:02 PM

Another fine piece—top drawer all the way!

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

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