Flag Cases

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Project by childress posted 08-01-2010 12:45 AM 2231 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of flag cases commissioned by a good friend.

1st one for his wife’s grandfather done in red birch (with a little figure) with cherry splines and base.

2nd one for his father, who hasn’t passed yet (hence: no dates) done in Koa with walnut slines and base.

made a simple jig to get the 62.5 bottom miters and also made some clamping jigs to glue this thing together. That was a bitch when I tried to use titebond. After switching to epoxy, things went together somewhat smoother because I had a little more time to get it together..

Finished with four coats of a penetrating oil made from equal parts Tung, Poly, and MS.


-- Childress Woodworks

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#1 posted 08-01-2010 01:22 AM

nice looking cases

-- Smitty!!!

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#2 posted 08-01-2010 01:23 AM

Very nice! They look great!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#3 posted 08-01-2010 01:34 AM

Very nice. What did you use to do the etching on the glass or was it a decal.


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#4 posted 08-01-2010 03:40 AM

Thanks for the comments.

All engraving was done with a laser…

-- Childress Woodworks

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#5 posted 10-03-2010 05:58 PM

Great work Eric! Some how I missed this post. I was looking to see if you were on line and found this, I had a question for you. I’ll give you a call later today when its not so early. Its 9 am wasnt sure if your awake yet.

Great work, like the splines on the face instead of the edges interesting.


-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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