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Bullet Coat Rack

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Project by Joe posted 07-20-2011 01:50 AM 2519 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to design and build a coat rack around 50 Cal and 7.62 spent brass casings as the hooks. It was built for a shipmate that is transferring. It’s made from white oak and I inlayed a little wenge. Holes were drilled so the challenge coins would sit flush. The bullet holes are drilled at 20 degree and gorilla glue was used to hold them in place.

-- Senior Chief





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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 07-20-2011 02:06 AM

very nice work…

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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degoose

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#2 posted 07-20-2011 04:07 AM

Bravo Zulu Senior Chief….

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-20-2011 04:25 AM

Very cool. I like using casings too!!

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

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#4 posted 07-20-2011 01:36 PM

Nice looking design it turned out real nice.And thanks for your service from a former navy guy.

-- jjhollyawc@yahoo.com

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