Texas Shadow Box

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Project by JT23325 posted 07-10-2012 06:26 PM 3574 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a Massive Cherry Shadow box nearly 36”x36”x2.75”. I have been comissioned to make several “State Shadow Boxes” but this is by far the largest of them.

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 08:09 PM

Absolutely beautiful!

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 08:16 PM

That is one mighty fine shadow box…

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 08:22 PM

Of course it’s the biggest… Everything is there… lol

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#4 posted 07-10-2012 11:01 PM

Very unique approach to a shadow box. Would it be safe to assume you’re using acrylic rather than glass?

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

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#5 posted 07-12-2012 06:11 PM

Nice job. It looks great.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#6 posted 07-13-2012 09:52 PM

I usually only use double strength glass in my boxes. This and others that I have done that have a high stress angles I use a 1/8 laminated safety glass that is far more stable. I use a Diamond ring saw to cut it.

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#7 posted 01-18-2013 04:16 AM

Outstanding shadow box. Retiring in a few years and would love to have one.

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#8 posted 05-19-2014 02:42 PM

Amazing work! I would like to have a shadow box like this myself.

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