Framed Ammo Can (Curly/Birdseye Maple)

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Project by James posted 316 days ago 876 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I ask everyone before they leave what they want for a gift. They’ve all seen what I’ve done before and they NEVER choose something that’s been done. My buddy said he wanted an ammo can. He saw it and said, “I thought you were just going to engrave it or something. Pshhh

His boss took the picture. He’s a semi-pro photographer. He’s very good.

-- James - Semper Fi

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#1 posted 316 days ago

Ultra cool! Very 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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#2 posted 315 days ago

That is one very cool, one of a kind gift! Well done sir!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#3 posted 315 days ago

That is great! In my old unit the going away gift was a “Knife in a Box” which was a bayonet in a shadow box with other memorabilia (but highly cherished!). This is like that, only taken up a notch! Well done.

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#4 posted 311 days ago

Yet another fine use of an ammo can! Great picture too of Marines at the gas chamber doing the annual CBRN training. You did a very nice job and will be something your friend will look back on fondly for years!

Semper Fi~

-- "We'll preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we'll sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness." R. Reagan, "The Speech", 1964

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