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Navy Chief Goat Locker Challenge Coin Holder

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Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 01-22-2013 12:52 AM 3353 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always in search of a new idea for a challenge coin holder, I think I found it….. A little background for those not familiar with the Navy, the Chief Petty Officer’s Mess is commonly referred to as the Goat Locker. So with that, I created this little guy. The orignial pattern was for a goat rocker…..get it..goat locker…goat rocker…ironic….I think not…sorry bad humor I know.

Made of 1 1/2” poplar and shaped up. Painted in acrylic craft paint. Two key things are the traditional combination cover, I purchased online (thanks for the idea Ken) and the aviation brown hooves.

This was a fun project and I’m sure will make for a conversation piece at the office.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD





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Navywife

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#1 posted 01-22-2013 12:56 AM

Awesome job!!!!

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navyman

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#2 posted 01-22-2013 01:34 AM

I am a ret. BMC (sw) ..That looks great.

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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Zonteal

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#3 posted 01-22-2013 08:59 AM

Really nice from squid to another. Dc1sw “shellback”

-- Mjones "Perfect inPerfections"

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Matt

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#4 posted 01-22-2013 10:30 AM

The brown shoes set it off Brother! Not too shabby for an ordy. Gotta ask though, where did you pick up the miniature covers?

-- Matt

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Roger

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#5 posted 01-22-2013 12:10 PM

Ingenious! Very kool design

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 01-22-2013 02:52 PM

A cool, good looking goat! Like the design and the build especially the horns and hooves. Well done!

—www.sawblade.com

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AlBCuttnWud

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#7 posted 01-23-2013 02:52 AM

Thanks for the comments. More so in the craft department vice woodworking but still fun to make.

The small combination cover came from http://www.minimilitaryhats.com/

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#8 posted 01-23-2013 05:45 PM

Very nice goat! Always enjoy seeing the goat along the sidelines of the Army/Navy game!

-- Dean

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 01-23-2013 05:48 PM

Nicely done and a real good design.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Poe

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#10 posted 11-20-2013 06:42 PM

I have been looking to get my husband something creative so tha the can display some of his coins. Where can I purchase a kit or do you make them & then sell them?

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mel320

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#11 posted 12-17-2013 12:21 PM

This is awesome! Is this something I can order? Thanks!

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ChickChief1893

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#12 posted 02-18-2014 04:27 AM

I absolutely LOVE this! I posted it on a couple of groups of Navy Chiefs on FB and it seems to be quite popular! We all want to know where/how to get our own! :)

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#13 posted 02-18-2014 07:42 AM

I think this is great, if you are making more and selling them I would love to buy two

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AlBCuttnWud

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#14 posted 02-20-2014 07:45 PM

Chickchief1893 and Meeks6394,
I sent you both private messages but haven’t heard from you. If still interested you are welcome to email me at allenandjo@verizon.net.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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