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Air Force Challenge Coin Display

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Project by derrickparks57 posted 09-03-2013 11:24 PM 3399 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of Red Oak and holds about 20 normal sized coins. Stained it contrasting colors using Natural and Red Oak stain and then multiple coats of spray lacquer.

Made this one in hopes of selling it to my Air Force buddies and maybe that would lead to making more of them. But it didn’t go like I thought it would. Oh well, it looks good on the mantle.

-- Derrick, Florida, DP Woodwerks





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bblex82

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#1 posted 09-04-2013 12:46 AM

Nicely done and great idea! I may try and make some as well!

-- Brian, Vandenberg AFB

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#2 posted 09-04-2013 03:22 AM

I like it and I think you could definitely sell it!

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#3 posted 09-04-2013 01:50 PM

Looks good and nicely done.

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

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#4 posted 09-04-2013 02:06 PM

Well done.

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

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#5 posted 09-04-2013 07:24 PM

Very nice! They should start selling like hotcakes.

-- MonkeyMonk

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#6 posted 06-06-2014 05:39 AM

Great piece, nice craftsmanship. I’ve made similar ones in the past for my Marine Corps buddies. Do you have any of these for sale? My girlfriends brother is retiring from the Air Force in about a week. I just moved and haven’t had time to set up any of my wood-shop tools, so my woodworking abilities are pretty limited.

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