USMC EOD Shadowbox

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Project by BIP posted 08-31-2015 03:33 PM 1237 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a shadowbox I originally made for myself, but ended up re-doing the inner display to give to another EOD tech. It is made out of jarrah and I used bent form lamination to make the curved sides. The cross piece towards the top of the case is a through mortise and tenon with wedges to provide strength to the case.

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#1 posted 08-31-2015 09:09 PM

Awesome work!love the bomb shape!How many bronze stars does that soldier have!!?

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#2 posted 09-01-2015 12:50 AM

Just one…..those are my awards before I swapped them out. A friend’s wife wanted that style box for her husband’s retirement, but I had already packed up my tools due to PCS move. So I took ok my awards out and replaced them with his. I will make one again for myself someday….

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#3 posted 09-01-2015 02:18 AM

Awesome project; the workmanship is very fitting for a Marine whose skill in his trade is so dependent on his hands.

And by the way, thanks for what you do…I did two tours as a grunt and respect the hell out of EOD Marines. The four I worked with were the ballsiest, coolest guys I knew.

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#4 posted 09-01-2015 02:14 PM

Awesome shadowbox; I spent my last tour in Afghanistan assigned to an EOD unit. I have tons of respect for those guys and their fellow EOD techs no matter the branch. Thank you for your service.

-- Jake

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#5 posted 09-01-2015 02:16 PM

This shadowbox is very nice. I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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