Retirement Shadowbox

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Project by Rob posted 1856 days ago 1252 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I make shadowboxes for fellow service members upon retirement. Made from Walnut with a Maple tour of duty plate.

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#1 posted 1856 days ago

Excellent job Rob! A worthy box to commemorate a worthy career. I’m sure the box and all the memories it contains will be treasured for a long time.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#2 posted 1856 days ago

Great Lookin job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 1856 days ago

Nice work remembering those who served, good for you and the family. A very nice gesture on your part.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 1856 days ago

most excellent looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1856 days ago

A very thankful gift.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#6 posted 1856 days ago

Beautiful work. A great way to honor those that serve our country!

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#7 posted 1856 days ago

Great looking box. I’m sure they will really like it!

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#8 posted 1855 days ago

This is fantastic Rob, I would love to build something similar for my cousin who has all my uncles metals from WWII. He recently passed away from cancer and will always be one of my hero’s unlike the sports & movie stars who they try to pedal off as today’s hero’s. He spent five years over sea’s from Africa to Anzio,and the battle of the bulge. There are some of us who know who are our real hero’s are and they almost always wear a US service uniform.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. โ€” Scott Adams

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#9 posted 1854 days ago

That’s a nice case. Worthy of the career that it represents.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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#10 posted 1804 days ago

Beautiful case! I love seeing all the different designs of shadowboxes on LJ’s.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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