Shadow Box (Pat Cavanaugh Design) for USAF MSgt (Ret)

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Project by DamnYankee posted 04-11-2012 12:54 PM 3557 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the finished project, complete with the door in the shape and styly of a USAF MSgt stripes and the shadow box/flag display case behind.

This design is by Pat Cavanaugh, a fellow LJ.

The stripes are Walnut on Maple. The shadow box/flag case is Aspen.

It is hung using a French Cleat recessed behind the Flag Case.

The finish is BLO, shellac (x2), and wipe-on-poly/BLO/mineral spirits (1/3 each).

Stripes (Door) 18-1/2”W x 25”H
Shadow Box 15-1/2”W x 10-1/2”H x 3-1/2”D
Flag Case 15-1/2”W x 7-3/4”H x 3-1/2”D

I ant to thank Pat for the help he gave me.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 01:04 PM

WOW!!! Great work very beautiful.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Pat Cavanaugh

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#2 posted 04-11-2012 01:10 PM

Rob, the final product looks great. I’m sure your MSgt will greatly appreciate this and display it proudly.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#3 posted 04-11-2012 01:16 PM

Thanks for saying so Pat. Thanks for the help, and I’m sorry I wasn’t able to send the business your way.

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#4 posted 04-11-2012 01:50 PM

DY: That is super nice.You have made a really great job of it, exceptional.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#5 posted 04-11-2012 01:50 PM

Lookin’ good!

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#6 posted 04-11-2012 01:53 PM

WOW is right, very nice! I am sure the Msgt will appreciate your efforts!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#7 posted 04-11-2012 02:16 PM

A great job. Very impressive. MSgt will proudly display your fine craftsmanship!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#8 posted 04-11-2012 02:32 PM

this came really superb. Very awesome details

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

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#9 posted 04-11-2012 02:59 PM

That is a very handsome and well crafted SB. Well done.

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#10 posted 04-11-2012 04:47 PM

Holy moly that is nice. You have done well.
Nice finish.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#11 posted 04-11-2012 06:36 PM

SD – the finish is thanks to your input.

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#12 posted 04-11-2012 11:00 PM

Very nice Rob. It looks great…..

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#13 posted 04-11-2012 11:22 PM

Flipping beatuful. roger

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#14 posted 04-12-2012 12:00 AM

Very nice. I really like it. I’m sure the USAF MSgt will always appreciate your thoughtful and well executed work.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 04-12-2012 12:07 AM

Really sharp, good job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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