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My fathers casket flag display case.

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Project by theking posted 05-08-2012 01:36 PM 1000 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother recently gave this flag to me and I immediately wanted to
display it. My son and I made this and it turned out pretty good.
I am pleased to display this tribute to him. He was a
WWII US MARINE who served in the South Pacific.

Thanks for your help Anthony.

-- Richard S-- Springfield, TN





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#1 posted 05-08-2012 03:51 PM

I forgot to mention the wood is curly cherry and purpleheart.

-- Richard S-- Springfield, TN

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 10:54 PM

Nicely done and most appropriate memorial to one of our country’s finest, a United States Marine.

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

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 12:35 AM

Nicely done, also nice to see the flag actually folded. Lots of times with these cases the flag is actually wrapped around a triangular form so it looks real nice an pretty in the glass but the rest of the flag is actually stuffed in the box.

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 01:24 AM

Beautiful flag display case, nice when the children help out in the shop.
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#5 posted 05-11-2012 01:14 AM

The most honorable thing you can do for a fallen soldier is to display their flag. You have done so in a beautiful way. My hats off to you and your son ! I thank your father for his service and your family for your sacrifice while he was serving.

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