USMC retirement chest

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Project by Demy posted 07-13-2012 12:09 AM 3406 views 2 times 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 07-13-2012 02:59 AM

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

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#2 posted 07-13-2012 03:09 AM

Semper Fi! Looks great.

-- J Currier

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#3 posted 07-13-2012 04:56 AM

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 07-13-2012 04:58 PM

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 07-16-2012 10:12 AM


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 10-29-2012 06:11 PM


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

-- MonkeyMonk

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 12:19 AM

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

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#8 posted 04-18-2014 10:28 PM

Nice! The curved lid came out great!

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