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Going away gift for our Commanding Officer and his wife

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Project by Patriotwoodworker posted 10-16-2013 01:23 PM 2250 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This I made as a Farewell Gift for our Commanding Officer and his wife for her support of the unit. The photo is not mine, but must give credit where credit is due as it really ties the gift together. Frances White Photography. She took the photo and had it put on a metal photo. The Naval Aircrew Pilot wings I made and are three separate pieces, all hand drawn and burned. The gift for his wife, is a hand drawn and burned Eagle, Globe, and Anchor; the symbol of the Marine Corps.





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Charles Maxwell

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 02:04 PM

Nicely done.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 04:34 PM

Nice work, You have been very busy!

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

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#3 posted 10-17-2013 02:23 AM

Very nicely done – Great design well executed.

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

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#4 posted 10-17-2013 04:38 AM

What can I say that I have not already said….excellent work for your CO and I imagine lots of memories for him every time he looks at it.

Awesome…..

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 10-17-2013 01:42 PM

A beautiful keepsake! Well done!

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#6 posted 10-17-2013 03:54 PM

This is very nicely done and I’m sure he appreciates it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 10-17-2013 08:06 PM

Wow that looks amazing! great job and nicel done.

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#8 posted 10-22-2013 02:01 PM

A beautiful memento and great tribute to the CO and wife. It will be treasured and remembered forever. Great job!

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