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Memorial for my Father

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Project by MoreWoodPlease posted 1703 days ago 1797 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a memorial for my Father. It contains the flag that draped his coffin, some bills he brought back from China, and his medals and dog tags from WWII.
Made of maple, with a glass front.
20” wide, 15” tall, 4” deep.

-- Integrity is who we are when no one else is watching.





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Moron

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#1 posted 1703 days ago

Very Nice,

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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lew

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#2 posted 1703 days ago

Beautiful piece. Your father would be very proud of what you’ve done.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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bhack

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#3 posted 1703 days ago

Really nice work and Great sentiment. We tend to forget those guys and gals and what they did. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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Dudley

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#4 posted 1702 days ago

Outstanding tribute to your Dad. He would be proud. Just a suggestion, refold the flag so the stars are level. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 1702 days ago

Great honor and tribute to your Father. Mine was in WW11 also. I wish I would have done that for him. You should be very proud of him.

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

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Monty Queen

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#6 posted 1702 days ago

Awsome job: I know he would of loved it, looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#7 posted 1701 days ago

Great tribute to your father… I always feel proud of those that have had the honor of serving our countries (Canada and the US) overseas… they have done a great job and continue to do so without fear…
My thanks goes out to all the men and women in uniform that have done or will continue to do their part overseas and at home for their countries… we all should be proud of each and every one of them… This tribute is a great way to show that pride… well done…

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