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Wall Hanging Display Box - Aston Martin Grill

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Project by Gregg M. posted 11-23-2016 02:54 PM 1081 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a custom job made to display a set of Aston Martin DB9 grills and logo badges. One is made from ash and finished in black using Solar Lux Jet Black dye and Old Masters Spanish Oak stain, top coated with several coats of General Finishes Arm-A-Seal satin. The second box is made of walnut and ash, has ash splines on the boxes mitered corners and an ash inlay on the front frame. It is finished with four coats of GF Arm-A-Seal. Each box contains three mini LED swivel spot lights. The center spot has a 60 degree beam spread. Pegs were turned to hold the grill and a small base was dadoed to hold a piece of lexan to mount the badge on. The units are mounted to the wall using a french cleat.

It was difficult aligning the lights to provide the desired effect. The second box was built a little bigger to improve the lighting.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com





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jayseedub

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#1 posted 11-23-2016 03:11 PM

Beautiful. Very nice miters, too (any secrets you can share about creating such clean miters?)!

A wonderful mix of the modern, clean lines with the warmth of wood and lighting.

All hardwood, or some ply?

True art!

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Gregg M.

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#2 posted 11-23-2016 03:19 PM

Thanks…It is all hardwood. The back was made from a piece of wood that was resawn to about 3/8, floats in a dado. The miters were made using a sled I built for the project. I have a incra miter gauge but that doesn’t work for wider boards.


Beautiful. Very nice miters, too (any secrets you can share about creating such clean miters?)!

A wonderful mix of the modern, clean lines with the warmth of wood and lighting.

All hardwood, or some ply?

True art!

- jayseedub


-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-23-2016 03:52 PM

Excellent display with the lights and all. Nice work, Gregg!!!!!!

Jim

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 11-23-2016 05:15 PM

This is very creative and a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 11-23-2016 05:36 PM

Very nice!

But I’m wondering… did someone crash an Aston Martin and this is all he has left of it? LOL

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#6 posted 11-24-2016 02:27 AM

great display cases, very well put together and the attention to detail is exceptional. nicely done!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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