Aircraft Carrier Shadow Box

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Project by madbaird posted 06-01-2009 05:21 AM 3303 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany Carrier Shadow Box. Made for a First Class Petty Officer retiring after 20 years of service in the Navy.

Used clear poly, and some red mahogany finish.

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#1 posted 06-01-2009 05:41 AM

super nice shadow box beautiful wood.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-01-2009 06:10 AM

Very nice looking box.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 06-01-2009 03:56 PM


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#4 posted 06-02-2009 01:53 AM

Very nice: what did you use for finish on the mahogany?

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#5 posted 06-06-2009 02:16 AM

I used a mix of MinWax red mahogany and some satin poly. 3 coats of each.

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#6 posted 06-06-2009 02:19 AM

Great looking shadow box. Give him our thanks also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 03-30-2014 05:15 PM

This project drew my attention because I served on an aircraft carrier. Nice work! Very nice!

-- Pete, Whitehall, PA

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