Memorial for a good friend

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Project by awsum55 posted 01-03-2017 05:52 PM 725 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built 2 of these display cases for the children of a good friend that left this earth too early. He was a terrific golfer and played on one of the smaller golf tours for a while. His brother wanted to give his nephews something to remember their Dad.
It’s made with walnut and has a removable section that allows the clubs to be removed. The glass door is held closed with rare earth magnets and the door pull is turned on the lathe to resemble a golf tee. The picture was produced on aluminum and should last forever.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#1 posted 01-03-2017 07:21 PM

Nice job. I’m sure your friend would be proud of what you did for his sons.

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#2 posted 01-03-2017 07:27 PM

a great tribute to a good friend.

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#3 posted 01-03-2017 08:16 PM

Excellent work and a lovely tribute.

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#4 posted 01-04-2017 04:52 AM

Thank you all for the kind comments.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#5 posted 01-04-2017 04:24 PM

looks great

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#6 posted 01-04-2017 05:27 PM

This is a wonderful memorial piece for a friend. I’m sorry for your loss and I’m sure that his children will cherish them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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