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Case for Ka-Bar knife presented by Marines

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Project by MaxS posted 08-30-2009 12:15 AM 2130 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The company I work for worked with the Army and Marines back in 2005/2006 and the Marines, in thanks, presented us with a ceremonial Ka-Bar dagger/knife. I offered to build a display case for the knife as long as the company paid for the materials. Took me 3 months…but it’s still one of my all time favorite projects. Ment a lot to make it. It’s still in our main lobby at the office.

-- Socrates: "I drank what?"





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huff

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#1 posted 08-30-2009 12:35 AM

MaxS, That’s one beautiful display case. That would make any Marine proud. Myself, 1967-1971. Great design and great build. Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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cypresswoodworker

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#2 posted 08-30-2009 12:37 AM

Nice case for a fitting gift. Good to see pride in the people that keep us free. Without our servicemen we would not be able to enjoy the freedom we have today.

-- If at first you don't succeed...Buy another tool !!

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woodnut

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#3 posted 08-30-2009 04:03 AM

That is absolutely beautiful, great design I don’t believe I’ve seen that style before in a display case.

-- F.Little

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kolwdwrkr

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#4 posted 08-30-2009 05:06 AM

very nice case. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Kipster

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#5 posted 08-30-2009 05:14 AM

I think it is beautiful Well made Anyone would be proud of that case

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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Tom Goodman

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#6 posted 08-30-2009 05:34 AM

WOW ! Very nice.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 08-30-2009 08:22 AM

Beautifully done Love the wood and design. Semper Fi.

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

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Stanley Coker

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#8 posted 08-30-2009 12:56 PM

GREAT JOB for a GREAT CAUSE!

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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Blake

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#9 posted 08-30-2009 05:37 PM

This is incredible! Elegant, gorgeous, great craftsmanship. I love this design and it was beautifully executed.

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

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 08-30-2009 05:47 PM

When you look through LJs projects it can be nice,nice,nice ,very nice but when I saw this case it was WOW fantabulous, spectacular,superb,elegant,masterful build and design excellent in every way.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 08-30-2009 08:26 PM

excellent work!

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coloradoclimber

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#12 posted 08-30-2009 08:38 PM

wow, that is really nice. And it seems like a worthy use of your time and skills

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Ben Kahmann

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#13 posted 08-30-2009 08:56 PM

That is a great display case, I really love the wood and it’s a wonderful design

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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Innovator

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#14 posted 08-31-2009 05:00 AM

It camo out great.

Very nice work.

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

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Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 08-31-2009 02:29 PM

Very Nice! Your craftsmanships looks outstanding. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dennis Zongker

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