Marine Corps box

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Project by kywoodworker posted 04-17-2013 09:34 AM 1387 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First time posting on here and wondering what you guys think of this

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 10:29 AM

Welcome and nice job! Semper Fi

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

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#2 posted 04-17-2013 11:35 AM

very sharp love it Semper Fi & welcome to LJs

-- greg indiana

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#3 posted 04-17-2013 11:43 AM

This is very nice. Details?

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#4 posted 04-17-2013 12:16 PM

Semper Fi – Those are some fine brass handles you got there! Creative!

-- Albert Einstein - "I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right."

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#5 posted 04-17-2013 01:17 PM

Great box. Keep the ’s’ in Marine Corps.

-- If you ain't a Gator, you must be Gator bait.

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#6 posted 04-17-2013 01:25 PM

Very Cool, love the use of the brass. Semper Fi!

-- Larry, North Carolina,!/woodworkin

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#7 posted 04-17-2013 01:47 PM

Great job

Welcome to LumberJocks

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#8 posted 04-17-2013 03:50 PM

Good job, nice handles and beautiful top – Semper Fi
What does the inside look like?
Please correct the name of this project and add the “s” to Corps…thanks

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#9 posted 04-17-2013 04:17 PM

Nicely done—like your creative brass handles.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 04-17-2013 04:58 PM

Nice work, Semper Fi, DBD

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#11 posted 04-17-2013 09:26 PM

Thanks guys Sorry for the typo in the name but that’s fixed. As to details and what the inside looks like it’s made of Walnut with ash splines. The lid and bottom is i assume 1/4 in birch ply that is held in with stub and tenon type joinery. The Marine emblem is also done in walnut on get this a 25 dollar scroll saw found in a yard sale. the inside is a empty shell as it was for a guy want a very nice shell box, but since we are having a silent auction at work it got donated and if he doesn’t win it then I’M making another. hey guys i check out my next post it’s the same style box with a Army logo on it. Again thanks for the comments

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#12 posted 04-17-2013 09:30 PM

Love the handles, 50 cal. brass would be perfect.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#13 posted 04-18-2013 01:02 AM

Nice job. The shell case handles were a cool design feature.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 04-20-2013 12:31 PM

Fantastic project!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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