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Honor and Respect

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Project by mustanger posted 11-10-2018 01:28 PM 508 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

To be able to honor a few lifelong friends, classmates and fellow veterans for their dedication and sacrifices to our country, has always been a goal of mine. To have the talent to produce a personalized, from the heart, piece was pudding on the cake. This Spring I started making these flag display cases with the intention of surprising them at our yearly mini class reunion gathering at the Ohio Vietnam Memorial. However, Hurricane Florence prevented me from traveling. Not wanting to wait a full year, I decided to mail the cases. All have been received and are on proud display. Mission accomplished.

Ironically, all five branches of Service are represented – me being the Army draftee.

Woods: Zebrawood, Lacewood, Walnut, White Oak, Cherry and Curly Ash.

I splined the miters with our high school colors…Purpleheart and Holly.

-- Third Armored Division - Spearhead





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FUZZHEAD

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#1 posted 11-10-2018 02:04 PM

They look great. I am sure the recipients love them. Thanks for including the USCG, we are often left out.

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#2 posted 11-10-2018 11:40 PM

Excellent work! those are great looking flag cases!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-11-2018 01:30 AM

Nice Projects & Well Done!

Rick S.

-- Made In Ontario, CANADA

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#4 posted 11-11-2018 10:45 AM

Nice to build these for those that served. Thank you for your service.

-- Petey

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#5 posted 12-08-2018 01:35 AM

Excellent build. Thanks for your service. Any details on the build you could share? Hinges on the front? If so, what kind? How did you handle replacement glass? What material did you use for the back panel? Sorry for so many questions, but I’m in a paralysis by analysis funk. Thanks in advance for any consideration you can give this matter.

-- They call me Mr. Silly

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