Shadow Box

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Project by lizardhead posted 03-08-2012 01:25 AM 3737 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know I really suck at finishes, I put all this hard work into building a nice Shadow box only to screw it up with the finish. Curly Maple, Padauk corners, wooden hinges and latch, install using a coat hanger wire as a pin epoxied into a hole I made it for our Motorcycle drill team Captain. If you want to see what a what our Drill Team does, click here for a video.

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#1 posted 03-08-2012 01:45 AM

I was just asked to make a square Shadow Box for an Australian flag… apparently all Australian Flags will now be folded square… this gives me some ideas…I intend to make a prototype soon will post when finished.

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#2 posted 03-08-2012 03:01 AM

Sweet box. Love the hinges. This gives me an idea for a box I was asked to make today…Thanks, Jim

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

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will delaney

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#3 posted 03-08-2012 04:02 PM

Nice!! I Can’t see a problem with the finish. Looks like the grain is popping on the Maple. Great design and the video was very interesting.

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#4 posted 03-10-2012 02:00 PM

Lizard Head, I think you did an excellent job, I need to build a couple of these.

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#5 posted 04-08-2012 01:07 PM

very creative with the hinges and corners. Like the pegs. very awesome. I don’t think ya screwed anything up

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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