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Maintenance Badge Shadow Box

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Project by AAWW2005 posted 1551 days ago 4667 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is one of my favorite pieces. A customer asked me to design a retirement shadow box for him that resembled the 9 skill level badge that Air Force aircraft maintainers wear. He had seen one made of plywood and said it wasn’t quite what he was looking for. I was getting interested in doing Intarsia so I decided to try my hand at it with this project. It took about 3 weeks to complete (while doing other projects as well) but turned out great and the customer was greatful when it was done. One is made of solid Mohogany, the other is Oak, they have one solid piece of glass, is 3” deep with a blue felt background. Thanks for looking. Enjoy! If you have any questions about this design or any of my displays, please feel free to e-mail me!

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blockhead

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#1 posted 1551 days ago

That’s beautiful. I know the customer was very excited and will cherish it for years. Excellent job and welcome to LJ’s!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#2 posted 1551 days ago

Great looking flagcase. The old maintainer will proudly display it and all of his buddys will be jealous.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 1551 days ago

One of the nicest display boxes I have ever seen. Beautiful job! Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 1467 days ago

Nice work. I’m retired AF myself and now my son is getting ready to retire. He found your posting and liked the idea so much, he’s designed one very similar for me to make. What size flag did you use for this? Looking at my flag case which holds a 3×5 flag, the case itself is 2 feet across. I’m guessing, with a flag that size, the badge must be at least 4 feet side to side.

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