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Project by AAWW2005 posted 08-10-2012 02:26 AM 4929 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my latest custom request. The F-16 Fighter Jet as a retirement shadowbox! It was a great challenge that I feel turned out great! It’s Solid Oak and the missles are solid oak with walnut for the lines (turned on the lathe). The flag is 3’x5’. Apporximatly 40”H x 25”W. Thanks for looking. Enjoy! If you have any questions about this desin or any of my displays, please feel free to e-mail me! Message from the Customer: “Because my husband is a woodworker himself and my grandfather owned his own cabinet making business, I know woodworking and look for quality craftsmanship. I agonized over the design and triple-checked every detail with you before giving you the go-ahead. I knew my husband wouldn’t be satisfied with something mediocre and I was expecting a pretty awesome shadowbox from you. To my amazement, when I unpacked the box I was looking at an incredibly awesome piece of art. It exceeded my expectations, which were high to begin with, and I know my husband is going to be blown away by this one-of-a-kind (for now, anyway), high quality shadowbox.”

-- "Your Design or Mine!"





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mark76wa

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#1 posted 08-10-2012 02:32 AM

This is really cool. I have been trying to do something like this but as an M1A1 Tank.
Semper Fi!

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 08-10-2012 04:49 PM

Well done, I like that this is really different than most on here. I was an Ex F-14 Tomcat guy. USS Enterprise CVN65

Nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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AlBCuttnWud

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#3 posted 08-10-2012 08:26 PM

Nice and thanks…...now I want to make an F-18 one….ha. Great design idea!

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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KenBry

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#4 posted 08-10-2012 10:51 PM

Since I worked on 3 different Airframes during my career picking one fora shadow box would be tough. But I enjoyed my Stealth time the most. But I think I’ll keep my Stripes box.

-- Ken, USAF MSgt, Ret.

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Roger

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#5 posted 08-11-2012 12:16 PM

Way Kool!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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ken1

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#6 posted 03-28-2014 11:24 PM

That’s cool

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Rage34

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#7 posted 07-15-2014 03:15 AM

Cool design indeed. Been searching the web and this is the best F-16 shadowbox, period! Retiring in December. Flew the F-16 on many missions, and extremely interested in getting one of your F-16 shadowboxes for retirement to display a flag I flew over Iraq.

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dolphf16

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#8 posted 01-13-2018 05:39 PM

I am looking for something like this for my husband’s retirement. Are you available to do others?

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 01-13-2018 05:52 PM

you do nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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