American Flag Coin Rack

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 12-12-2017 01:42 AM 549 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a customer request an American Flag Coin rack for her husband as a Christmas present. I have seen a number of different versions of this design on the internet but had never built one before. As with many projects there is more to the design than meets the eye. Getting the star field and the stripes to line up with the proper spacing took some figuring but I am happy with the end result. This project is made from solid oak and used my CNC machine to cut the stars. The background is painted flat black and I used a torch to burnish the “white” stripes to give it an antique look. Overall size is approx. 18” x 30”. Fun project that I intend to make more of in the future.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#1 posted 12-12-2017 02:21 AM

Nice job on the coin rack. The flag says it all.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 12-12-2017 07:46 AM

Beautiful and appropriate collector’s stuff.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 12-12-2017 09:14 AM

cool idea !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#4 posted 12-12-2017 02:36 PM

This is a very creative and nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 12-12-2017 05:59 PM

Wow….very nice….I have looked at many ideas for challenge coin racks…yours is by far the best!

-- Mike

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#6 posted 12-13-2017 09:49 PM

Well done as usual Tim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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