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Simple Shadow Box

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Project by bfd posted 1876 days ago 2521 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just a simple shadow box that I did as a gift to my mom. The box is made out of some left over walnut veneer that I had from my work bench (I am still not done with that project as I have another commision). Corners are mitered and reinforced with biscuits. The front is held in place with small rare earth magnets. Now for the best part, I made this because my mom who is an avid golfer and has been playing for 40+ years hit her first hole in one this past March. She sent me some pictures, the ball, the scorecard and a little plaque that she had made up at the proshop and wanted to commission me to build here something. I refused the commission and built it for her as a gift because she earned this one. Sorry for the quick pictures on this one. I snapped these right before I sent it in time for her birthday.

Dimensions: 14”h x 18”w x 5”d
Plexiglass, Walnut Veneer over MDF.
Finish: tung oil, hand whipped poly and wax





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Napaman

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#1 posted 1876 days ago

what a great gift!!! she will love it forever…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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ChicoWoodnut

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#2 posted 1876 days ago

Awesome Brian,

She must be proud of herself and you <g>

Check ou this article. A local lady holds the record for a hole in one. She is 102!

http://sports.espn.go.com/golf/news/story?id=2829770

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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bfd

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#3 posted 1876 days ago

Scott thanks that article is great …102 absolutely amazing!

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#4 posted 1876 days ago

nice shadow box looks great,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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VerteramoFurniture7

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#5 posted 1875 days ago

The walnut is beautiful and the finish glows!

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Blake

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#6 posted 1845 days ago

Cool!

But you’d better be careful how you ship it. If that ball falls off the tee she’ll have a hell of a time getting it back on. You gotta shake the box just right… like one of those games that came in a Cracker Jack box.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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