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H-60 Shadow Box

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Project by LittleCabin posted 173 days ago 807 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the first shadow box I made about 3 years ago for a co-worker out of Cherry. We were stationed in Great Lakes, IL as RDCs (Recruit Division Commanders or the Navy’s version of Drill Instructor) He was a Search and Rescue Swimmer and retired after 20 years of service. He put the display boards together after I cut them out and gave them to him. He also put the light in the helicopter, there is also a red flashing light on the tail that was not working when I took the pictures. It is hard to see and I don’t have a clear picture of it but under the swimmer there is a tail of an airplane and a pilot in the water. The water and waves were made from plexglass and a belt sander.

The year after he got home he entered the shadow box into a woodworking show at the local fair in Alabama and won first place with it. I hope you enjoy.

-- Mark, Washington, www.littlecabincreations.com





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 173 days ago

This is great! When looking at the pics I picked up he was Aircrew or SAR…. Great job…..

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 173 days ago

Outstanding—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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Northwest29

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#3 posted 173 days ago

Excellent job. Extremely creative and appropriate.

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

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keithk1

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#4 posted 172 days ago

Awesome shadow box. Looking forward to seeing more.

-- Keith

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AlBCuttnWud

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#5 posted 172 days ago

Awesome job, the detail really makes this one stand out.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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Yeti

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#6 posted 152 days ago

Truly amazing execution of this idea! Great work!

-- Tom

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