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Project by KylesWoodworking posted 07-22-2013 01:36 AM 2095 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A co-worker’s father passed away and he asked me to make a case for the flag. He plans on getting a plaque made for the bottom.

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking





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Woodmaster1

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#1 posted 07-22-2013 01:56 AM

Nice case, I like the stand you don’t see that feature on most flag cases.

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#2 posted 07-22-2013 03:10 AM

I did one of these for my father about 2 years ago out of black walnut. The stand is what is missing from mine, it is a very nice touch. Very nice work.

-- Once the dust settles, breath and behold the beauty of the wood.

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#3 posted 07-22-2013 04:00 AM

Nicely done -

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

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#4 posted 07-22-2013 12:13 PM

Fine Work Kyle… The stand is a very nice touch…
Your Co-worker should really appreciate it!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 07-22-2013 03:51 PM

looks great! what tool(s) do you use to cut the very small angles at the bottom left and right corners? just a miter saw or do you have a special jig for it?

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#6 posted 07-22-2013 09:20 PM

Super Job, Kyle, I know your friends father would be proud.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 07-22-2013 10:06 PM

My father passed away last week and I need to make one of these and an urn for him and mom. I’m going to use some walnut I have from a record walnut tree here in KC. It’s some great crotch pieces. I’ve been letting them dry for over a year and they were kiln dried before that. Should be good and stable by now. All my living room furniture will be made from this wood, with some padauk judiciously thrown in.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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KylesWoodworking

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#8 posted 07-23-2013 01:19 AM

Thanks everybody!

Tooch,
To cut the 22.5 degree angle, I used a table saw with tenon sled on the fence.

RussellAP
Here are the plans if you want them (without the stand, you will have to add that, like I did): http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/Uploads/Public/Documents/Issue301/flag_plan.pdf

-Kyle

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking

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#9 posted 07-23-2013 03:20 AM

I like the pedestal there. Very nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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