Ship's Wheel Shadow Box #2

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Project by Jchon Paradise posted 03-22-2010 04:14 PM 2653 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making one of these for his grandfather a year and a half ago, my brother-in-law asked for one himself as well.

Now, if I had only remembered more than a week ahead of time, it may have gone a little smoother ;-)

It took a little creative adjusting after realizing my 15 degree miter cuts were off by a tiny fraction, creating a gap between the final segments.

No biggie though – just cut & fit a wedge, creating an ideal spot to affix a retirement coin.

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#1 posted 03-23-2010 12:41 AM

Bravo Zulu
Nice job. I know that it is hard to get these segments to fit perfectly so nice save with the wedge.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 03-23-2010 06:47 AM

Very cool idea… especially for a sailor…

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2013 04:06 PM

That is impressive – Anchors Away! And Congrats to your Bro-in-Law.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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