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Project by sergeantj posted 05-06-2013 06:23 PM 8265 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Red oak and white were used in this one. Used Valspar paint from Lowe’s. Made a template on the epilogue to keep all the accents in the correct place. Currently making another in mahogany.

-- "If you want it, I can build it" https://gigifts.net





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#1 posted 05-06-2013 09:17 PM

Nice job. Are the blue parts dye or stain?

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#2 posted 05-06-2013 10:51 PM

That is great….you can hang it or put on a desk….great job!

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#3 posted 05-07-2013 07:34 AM

Blue parts are actually painted(Valspar).

-- "If you want it, I can build it" https://gigifts.net

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#4 posted 05-07-2013 11:58 AM

Great looking shadow box.

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#5 posted 05-07-2013 01:06 PM

Nicely done and very attractive.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 05-07-2013 01:30 PM

Great design…. I like it a lot.

For you or for a friend?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#7 posted 05-07-2013 01:32 PM

Where’s your “chair” quall pin :^)

(sorry….couldn’t resist)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#8 posted 05-07-2013 03:19 PM

Thanks Sergeantj!

@ ssnvet- You play nice now! LOL

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#9 posted 05-07-2013 06:32 PM

Nicely done.

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 02:25 PM

That looks wonderful! The blue is stunning with the natural wood colors. Great design and build.

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#11 posted 05-11-2013 03:29 PM

It seems to be becoming a very popular display…Good Job!

-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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#12 posted 05-11-2013 03:34 PM

Excellent work this looks super.

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#13 posted 10-25-2013 01:20 AM

Wow! Could you make this same box with the top being SMSgt chevrons?

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#14 posted 01-26-2014 04:00 PM

Love it! My son graduates from BMT next week! Proud of my Airman :-)

GREAT JOB!

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#15 posted 02-01-2014 04:43 AM

Thank you all for your comments. I believe all of us veterans deserve quality showcases to display our career mementos.

-- "If you want it, I can build it" https://gigifts.net

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