Shadow box and flag display.

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Project by PASs posted 05-08-2012 03:20 PM 1768 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a military retirement shadowbox with attached flag holder and a matching flag holder I made for a retiring US Navy Sailor.
The wood is more of the Indian dontknow I use in most of my projects.
The shadowbox and holder stand 42 inches tall.
The shadowbox itself is 22 by 28 inches.
The wood between the flag holder and base in both pieces is the same wood, but is stained a slightly lighter color.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 08:12 PM

Nice work! That’s some nice fruit salad. Tell him thanks for me.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 08:26 PM

Very nicely done. It will look great wherever it is displayed. Thanks for sharing it with us.


-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 05-08-2012 10:51 PM

Your work is always a pleasure to see and I truly appreciate your service!

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

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#4 posted 05-08-2012 11:48 PM

Always nice. I’m always thankful for yours and your other military personnel’s service to our country. Always be safe, and thankyou

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 05-09-2012 01:36 AM

That beautiful, great work on this and protecting the rest of us.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 05-09-2012 02:22 AM

Looks Great Pete. Nice work!
How was the lettering done?

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#7 posted 05-09-2012 12:27 PM

I gave the customer the wood for the laser engraved piece between the flag and shadowbox, then put it together when he brought it back.
The brass plate the customer provided.

BTW the blue background is Duck Cloth, a canvas-like material, I got a JoAnn’s fabrics.
It works REALLY well for making the backing boards, which are cloth glued to foam-board.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#8 posted 05-09-2012 02:25 PM


Excellent Work Sir!


-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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#9 posted 05-09-2012 03:29 PM

Nice work.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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