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Dark Knights Shield

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Project by Pat Cavanaugh posted 1090 days ago 1446 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

So one of my regular AF customers that orders shields for their swords (they are the Dark Knights) asked if I could incorporate the 2nd picture into the face of the shield I make for them. Well I don’t have a CNC and didn’t feel like hand routing all that, I suggested a glass insert with the picture frosted on the glass. She liked that idea so I proceeded by rough cutting the shield from 1/2” oak plywood. I then used the template I have to get it to final size. I next routed the recess for the glass and backing. I then used the same process to get the picture on the glass that I used when I made the Cadet Squadron shadow box ( http://lumberjocks.com/projects/48586 ). Finally, the wood part of the shield is stained with Minwax Ebony Stain and finished with 4 coats of Formby’s Tung Oil Finish.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS





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#1 posted 1090 days ago

Wow. I’m pretty this was my training squadron when I went to basic. Looks good too.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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