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Crossed Anchors Shadow Box

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Project by thelastdetailcww posted 649 days ago 2440 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This shadow box was made for a retiring Master Chief Boatswain’s Mate from TN. I used oak and walnut for the construction. The wheel itself was put together using through tenons made from walnut. I selected walnut for the tenons strictly for contrast purposes. The small crossed anchors are made from Indian rosewood. The inside diameter of the wheel is 21.5 inches with an overall size of 42 inches approx.

I reversed the colors when I made the anchors again for contrast. I only used the oak for small high lights of the anchors to give them depth and texture.

Pardon the reflection on the glass.

-- Ken





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 649 days ago

Very nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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AlBCuttnWud

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#2 posted 649 days ago

Another fine prduct, looks great! The small details are definetly what set you apart from the norm. I still like the sub coin holder; never been on a sub and don’t want to…but still like it a lot..ha.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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navyman

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#3 posted 649 days ago

I am a ret. chief boateswain . that looks great. a great job.

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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TripleB

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#4 posted 649 days ago

Excellent! This is a beautiful work of art that I’m sure will be proudly displayed for a long time.

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DeLayne Peck

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#5 posted 649 days ago

Beautiful, add our thanks for his service to our Country.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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John's Woodshop

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#6 posted 649 days ago

That is OUTSTANDING!!!! Great Job!

John

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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intarsia92

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#7 posted 649 days ago

Awesome job!! It’s something he can be proud of and treasure for the rest of his life.

-- Intarsia92

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Northwest29

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#8 posted 649 days ago

Now that has to be one of the nicest and most unusual shadow box that I have seen. A great design and excellent craftsmanship! Well done.

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

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Surfside

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#9 posted 649 days ago

Out of this world craftsmanship! Exceptional.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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nitewalker41

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#10 posted 649 days ago

It is for sure that he will proudly display what you have done, realy nice to say the least

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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acesylvain

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#11 posted 648 days ago

That is VERY nice,GREAT JOB.

-- Syl,Courtenay,B.C

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dust4tears

397 posts in 772 days


#12 posted 647 days ago

That is an awesome shadow box

-- Ride hard or go home~

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