Shadowbox for a Master Chief

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 02-03-2016 04:48 PM 1011 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to build this shadowbox for a retiring Master Chief Petty Officer. He wanted something different and something that displayed the rank he had earned with pride. My wife and I met with him and his wife and we came up with the design you see in the pictures. One of the really fun things in building these projects is the people we get to meet. These were great folks and easy to work with. I have built many shadowboxes over the last 20 years but I have to say this is one of my favorites. Between the design, the layout, the wood grain and the color it just seemed to all come together.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#1 posted 02-03-2016 04:55 PM

Very nicely done. Blows my shadow box away. Now I am wanting a wooden CPO logo for my current shadow box. LOL.

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#2 posted 02-03-2016 05:07 PM

That is an excellent display Tim. Looks like you really put you heart into it. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-03-2016 07:34 PM

Wow! Now that’s one heck of a shadow box. Very well done, as usual, Tim.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 02-03-2016 10:36 PM

Great job Tim

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 02-04-2016 12:10 AM

Very nice, always like seeing all the different ways these are crafted.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 02-04-2016 02:14 AM

Nicely Done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#7 posted 02-04-2016 10:46 AM

nice box

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#8 posted 02-04-2016 11:56 AM

Looks fantastic

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 02-04-2016 12:18 PM


-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#10 posted 04-17-2016 05:59 AM

Well done…Chief’s rule.

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