|Project by RobEk||posted 01-06-2016 06:56 PM||1001 views||1 time favorited||9 comments|
Had the honor of being asked to make a retirement gift for a 30-year retiring Air Force AMMO CMSgt (E-9).
Made of Walnut and Curly Maple.
Finished with Danish Oil, legs were dyed super dark brown before finishing.
Drawers: The top is for storage of a bunch of miscellaneous items he collected over the years. The bottom is for displaying coins.
Top: Had to add the four 3/4 inch deep inlays across to straighten warping out and prevent it for the future…
I did not carve the legs myself (I wish I was that talented!). I thought they were perfect for the project considering the Air Force eagle and the balls the claws hold reminded me of the round part of the AMMO piss-pot…
He and his wife were very happy, which made all the hours worth it, and I learned a ton doing it. Thanks for looking!
P.S. Not sure what you call the streaking in the Walnut sides, but I really like it. If you know the term and can share I’d appreciate it.