USMC retirement chest

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Project by Demy posted 07-28-2011 06:30 AM 2639 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this shadowbox chest for a GySgt that recently retired. Used pine wood and the hardware I got from an online antique hardware store. Came out pretty good. He was very happy with it

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#1 posted 07-28-2011 11:13 AM

Great job! Love the display with the knife. Semper Fi

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

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#2 posted 07-28-2011 02:20 PM

Looks great! Fitting look for a military box.

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#3 posted 07-28-2011 02:40 PM

I bet he was happy! Handsome work….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 07-28-2011 03:10 PM

bet you made him happy. i’m trying to decide if the latch looks more like a frog or a woman.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#5 posted 07-28-2011 03:34 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, looking at the Devil Dog banner hanging on the wall, I is not hard to figure out
how you were able to come up with the small posters in the chest. Thanks to both you and the gunny
for your service to our country.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 07-28-2011 05:05 PM

Great Job, Semper Fi

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#7 posted 07-28-2011 11:17 PM

Great Chest, Your variety of styles and joinery are very nice, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#8 posted 07-29-2011 04:26 AM

Center hardware reminds me of a frog, great chest, well done

-- Norman

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