USMC retirement chest

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Project by Demy posted 749 days ago 1743 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

shadow box chest I built for a Marine retiring after 22 years. This was the second attempt at a curved lid. Came out pretty good this time.

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#1 posted 748 days ago

Really nice work on this piece. Thanks for sharing, it looks terrific!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#2 posted 748 days ago

Semper Fi! Looks great.

-- J Currier

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#3 posted 748 days ago

Very nice. The hardware selection complements the chest well. The recipient will be very proud. “Bravo Zulu”
(Navy lingo for “well done”)

-- Ken

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#4 posted 748 days ago

Very nice. I noticed the progression of promotions at the top part of the lie. Well done!
Semper fi, Mac!

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#5 posted 745 days ago


Care to enlighten one who doesn’t get the inside reference?

the little guy

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#6 posted 640 days ago


And I quote, ” If you aint ordanance you aint Shi$”.

-- MonkeyMonk

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#7 posted 495 days ago

Demy This looks great. what are the detentions of the box? I’m looking to having one made.

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#8 posted 104 days ago

Nice! The curved lid came out great!

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