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Project by WoodSimplyMade posted 1413 days ago 5125 views 20 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a retirement gift for a Master Sergeant in the Air Force. The object behind this request was to make a traditional looking plaque that could house a bottle of Jack Daniels Whiskey. Only they wanted it hidden, locked and no hinges.

The box is still missing the engraved plaque which wont be ready until earlier next week that will be placed under the opening. However my work here is done.

One coin is a retirement Air Force coin. The other is a Civil Engineering Coin.

Thanks for looking!!

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com





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NewPickeringWdWrkr

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#1 posted 1413 days ago

cool idea. Never seen that one before. Nicely done.

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

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OttoH

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#2 posted 1413 days ago

Great idea! How do the lock knobs stay in? Friction, rare earth magnets, some other device?

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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WoodSimplyMade

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#3 posted 1413 days ago

Its actually just friction. I lightly sanded the dowels to were they were loose enough to be able to pull them out but tight enough that they can’t easily fall out. Also the length of the dowel helps keep it in place.

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com

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GaryD

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#4 posted 1413 days ago

Nice job,very unique. He should like this extremely well. Great idea

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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NormG

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#5 posted 1413 days ago

wow great design

-- Norman

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1413 days ago

Pretty darn tric well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mike

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#7 posted 1413 days ago

I like that…..looks good.

Great little lock.

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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Chase

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#8 posted 1413 days ago

Be careful, I would mistake it for a “break in case of emergency” kind of thing

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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Maveric777

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#9 posted 1413 days ago

Very cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Monty Queen

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#10 posted 1412 days ago

Wow, nice job on your box, awesome design.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Fine

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#11 posted 1408 days ago

Very nice. Aim High 2d Lt Fine

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TurbineTester

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#12 posted 1407 days ago

Ditto the “In Case of Emergency..” :)

-- if you can't light a $100 bill on fire and watch it burn, you're in the wrong hobby.

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paratrooper34

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#13 posted 1393 days ago

Awesome! Great Job!!!

-- Mike

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Myra

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#14 posted 1315 days ago

I am actually looking for a “in case of emergency brake glass”. My boyfriend had one and I dropped in on the floor and broke it. You can all stop laughing now. Please help me find another one. Myra

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Supafat

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#15 posted 1283 days ago

Very Cool

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