Military Shadow Box Table Part II

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Project by woody1492 posted 04-01-2011 02:30 AM 17493 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi fellow Lumberjocks and guests,

This was my second shadow box table. It is made of solid walnut. This project took me about 100 hours to complete and I am extremely happy with the results as well as people who saw it at the retirement ceremony and most importantly, the person I made it for. Hope you all like it.

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#1 posted 04-01-2011 03:25 AM

Good Job! Looks nice!

-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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#2 posted 04-01-2011 03:37 AM

BRAVO ZULU, Outstanding!!


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#3 posted 04-01-2011 05:11 AM

Very nice. I like how you used the hat brass as the drawer pull.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#4 posted 04-01-2011 05:41 AM

OUTSTANDING piece to recognize an outstanding individual and his / her years of dedicated service! Well done.

Hats off to all the men and women in uniform – past, present and veterans.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#5 posted 04-01-2011 03:14 PM

Superb! BZ

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#6 posted 04-01-2011 11:20 PM

Great looking table! Walnut was a good choice for this project. Ditto what Pat said about the drawer pull. Thanks for posting.

-- Rick

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#7 posted 04-03-2011 05:33 AM

Great looking box, nice way to display their awards, “you did yourself proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#8 posted 01-10-2014 02:23 PM

I love this table. How much and how long would it take to get one for my Colonel that is retiring??

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#9 posted 01-10-2014 03:59 PM

This is beautifully done and very attractive.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 05-13-2014 02:06 PM

I think I have looked at this piece at least 100 times… Very nice work! I have been searching for unique shadow boxes that can double as end tables for my wife and I to display our careers. She is still in the reserves so I like the easy access to change the ribbons as needed. I hope to start building something similar after I get some more experience with making drawers for other projects.

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