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CMSgt Stripe Shadowbox

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Project by AAWW2005 posted 06-15-2012 05:18 AM 4432 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a new customer request. The CMSgt Stripe as a retirement shadowbox. This is the first time I’ve done one with intarsia. The front face is 49 pieces of wood. I think it turned out well. Some of the pieces could have fit a little tighter but for the most part, I think it looks good. It’s solid Mahogany with raised Oak inlays.. Thanks for looking. Enjoy! If you have any questions about this design or any of my displays, please feel free to e-mail me! From the Customer: Dave, I just opened the shadow box and I could not be happier with it! Except for a very minor scuff it made it in perfect condition. Thank you, thank you! I can’t tell you how much like it….Jim

-- "Your Design or Mine!"





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 06-15-2012 10:46 AM

I think you did a great job on this. I really like it and I bet the customer did too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Stormy

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#2 posted 06-15-2012 02:03 PM

I’m impressed. Beautiful work. Being a USAF veteran, I love to see this kind of work that honors Vets. Thank you for sharing.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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Infernal2

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#3 posted 06-15-2012 07:51 PM

Fantastic job. I’m sure you’ll make that CMsgt quite the happy person. Being a retired veteran myself, I know the pride that a well-done shadow box engenders and I’m sure this one will be no exception.

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BenI

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#4 posted 06-15-2012 11:07 PM

I love this, turned out great! Thanks for posting

-- Ben from IL

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japanesewoodworker

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#5 posted 06-16-2012 01:40 AM

WOW !
What are the “overall” dimensions ?

I salute you for a job well done. (To)

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Pdub

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#6 posted 06-18-2012 03:50 PM

Turned out Great!! I’m working on a MSgt case but have never done one in intarsia. Looks like alot of work, but well worth it.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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DamnYankee

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#7 posted 06-18-2012 04:14 PM

Nice work. I did one for a MSgt of mine that recently retired.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/64467

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Ronzo

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#8 posted 07-27-2012 04:03 AM

Nice work! A tough project that turned out well!

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Damage

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#9 posted 08-24-2012 07:48 PM

Can I get a price on the Chief Master Sergeant Shadow Box

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ken1

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#10 posted 03-30-2014 12:37 PM

Nice

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