USMC Shadow Box

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Project by Teufelhunden posted 972 days ago 2178 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first project and first time ever working with wood. It took quite some time to learn how to make this. I never realized how much time and effort it took to go into something that looks so simple. 16×20 oak stained box w/ English Chestnut with several coats of polyurethane. This was made for a Sergeant leaving our unit so I incorporated the NCO creed with a machine gunner’s photo I found online. The outside bead that I put on made it look so much better in the end. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 972 days ago

BZ! on your first woodworking project. Don’t stop!

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

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#2 posted 972 days ago

Ooh! I like that design. Nice.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#3 posted 971 days ago

Semper Fi very nice

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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