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I decided to post this project first. It is probably one of the nicer shadow boxes I’ve put together. The box is cherry, along with the coin display, and some gen. mahogany accent.
-- -- I can't make THAT, but I can make some damn fine sawdust!
May 25, 2008
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#1 posted 05-26-2008 01:07 AM
Nice looking display!
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#2 posted 05-26-2008 01:09 AM
Very nice looking shadow box!
If you haven’t already done it, you should put some plastic around the blade where it goes through the wood.Any moisture from the wood will rust the blade.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#3 posted 05-26-2008 01:18 AM
Very nice project.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#4 posted 05-26-2008 01:35 AM
nice dimesnion and scale
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#5 posted 05-26-2008 03:31 AM
Nice display case. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#6 posted 05-26-2008 03:47 AM
that is one of the best shadow boxes I have seen in the marine corp nice job.
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#7 posted 05-26-2008 04:23 AM
Thanks to all! I got a little nervous posting it up for criticism… :) Marinee5, I love the signature, by the way… My shop has actually been debating recording a spoof to the Bud Light Real Men of Genius commercials titled “Mr. Inaccurate Skilsaw Cutter Guy”. :) If you would like to see some more of my stuff, visit www.dccww.com. It’s not a shameless plug, just an invitation. (Or so you think! ;) ) Thanks again, folks.
#8 posted 05-26-2008 04:29 AM
By the way 8), I :) usually ;) don’t use #( that many *<(8^) smileys in a sentence… @|
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#9 posted 05-26-2008 04:37 AM
Considering we are on the eve of Memorial day, I would say this was a perfect choice to be the first project that you post. Very nice job.
Thank you for the post, but more importantly thank you for the peace, prosperity and freedom that my family and I are able to enjoy because of the efforts of men and women like you. May God bless you and you’re your family sir. Your efforts, as well as the efforts of all those who have and continue to serve our Country, are appreciated by a grateful nation. From a New Yorker who witnessed first hand the effects of that September day in 2001, thank you from the bottom of my heart.
#10 posted 05-26-2008 06:17 AM
I didn’t think of the Memorial Day aspect. Coincidence? Yeah, probably… Michael, I greatly appreciate your support for our Armed Forces. I have been looked down upon by others because of my profession. It’s never those that I remember, though. Every good comment like yours gives me a little more pride in what I do. Thanks again, and it was the perfect post considering the subject…
I can’t imagine seeing the towers fall first hand. That, to me, is almost an unimaginable horror. Just keep those flags flying!
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#11 posted 05-26-2008 01:31 PM
This is a nice shadow box. You did a good job on the construction and design.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#12 posted 05-31-2008 06:45 PM
Dave, great Shadow box. I plan on making one for myself. Semper Fi.. Wudbutcher (SSGT) 71-79
-- Big Steve
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#13 posted 05-31-2008 08:33 PM
Fantastic job on the shadow box!... you’ve done a great job.
Also, thank you Sir for your service! People like you make our nation free, so people like me can enjoy Lumberjocks! (I hope you will too, welcome aboard!)
-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †
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#14 posted 09-07-2008 10:21 PM
Very nice job job – can’t tell from the photo, does it have a front glass cover?
-- Regards, Steve2
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