Submarine Challenge Coin holder

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Project by JStew posted 01-05-2012 12:45 AM 3028 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello all,

This was made for a friend at work. Military personnel like to collect “challenge coins.” Most every command has their own version of one. The body of the submarine is a solid block almost 3’ in length and 4” in width. The sail is a laminate of three 3/4” thick boards. The screw was made with a dremel kit. It was a lot of fun and I have made 2 more since!

-- Josh, San Diego

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#1 posted 01-05-2012 01:06 AM

Being the proud owner of many (and carrier of atleast one at all times), I think this is a great display for coins. Well Done!

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#2 posted 01-05-2012 01:48 AM

This is a fantastic idea.very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-05-2012 05:14 AM

very nice, would like to see larger pics.

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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#4 posted 01-06-2012 12:18 AM

Very cool. I have a few coins laying around the house. Don’t carry one since I retired.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#5 posted 01-06-2012 02:16 AM

Thanks everyone, it was a lot of fun to build. I have now made one with bow planes that I will post after I have finished it.

-- Josh, San Diego

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#6 posted 12-13-2012 03:56 AM

Do you sell these?

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#7 posted 04-13-2013 02:46 AM

looks good

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