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#1 posted 10-12-2012 07:04 PM
Great Job! I really like the script. Thanks for the explanation as well, being retired Air Force I was not familiar. Most of all thanks for your service :)
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#2 posted 10-12-2012 07:21 PM
Nice job. The fact you can read them beats the hell out of my writing.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#3 posted 10-12-2012 07:26 PM
Did you use 45 degree for all the pieces or just the framing part…...it looks like a butt joint in the picture showing the back.
I used to get frustrated with joints because I could never get them perfect. My first attempt for a better effort was getting a quality mitre slide. Then I spent a good hour actually calibrating my table saw. I put a fresh blade and it was like night and day….the cuts pass like butter through a hot night and most importatly they were dead on accurate. That was a few years ago. Every now and then I’ll play around with a shadow box for a while and then have to remind myself, go back spend a little time getting everything calibrated from time to time to keep the cuts spot on. Hope this helps…..
-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA
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#4 posted 10-12-2012 07:40 PM
Awesome script for the leadership traits. I use stop block for my 45 degree miters on my Miter Saw, that way each one is exactly the same.
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#5 posted 10-12-2012 09:17 PM
Hakuna matata! It came out great!
#6 posted 10-15-2012 11:55 AM
Thanks for the comments everyone, I did use a butt joint and then cut the miters on the face pieces to cover the end grain. I will work on calibrating the table saw this week.
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