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Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 01-07-2014 11:47 PM 776 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I was in a bind….a blank space in my man room….what to do, what to do…..

So I’ve been asking for years for my wife to let me put a nice flag pole in the front yard…..the most common response is “that’s not going to happen”. So as an alternative I figured I would bring Old Glory indoors.

This is the second one of these I’ve made. The flag pole is simple PVC pipe…that’s about the extent of my plumbing capabilities or desires The cabinet was built a few years ago that seemed to just get moved around with no real home. Well, it now has a home. All was good as soon as I got passed the initial question of “now why did you drill a hole in the top of that”. The cabinet is oak, stained with gold oak stain. The hardware came from Meisel Hardware. The pulleys and other hardware for the flag pole came from Lowes.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD





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PASs

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#1 posted 01-08-2014 12:03 AM

I LIKE it!!!

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 01-08-2014 12:33 AM

Nice work. I see that the placard is CVW 17. I was attached to USS SARATOGA in 1982-5 with CVW 17 embarked. Small world.

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

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 01-08-2014 01:47 AM

Nice accoutrement for your man cave! I guess all you need now is a huge-screen TV, and a rock’n surround sound system!

-- Dean

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AlBCuttnWud

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#4 posted 01-08-2014 02:28 AM

Charles, we sailed on Vinson during the deployment I was with CVW-17. It is truly a small Navy for sure.

Dean……already have the big screen….the sound system would be nice :)

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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MHarper90

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#5 posted 01-08-2014 02:07 PM

Great work! And I’m a great fan of those flags, too! I’m shipping out in 75 days to start my Nuke Power pipeline. Why won’t your wife allow a flagpole in the front yard? It was tough, but I finally convinced my parents last year to put one up at their new house. I did all the work, and the kit from Lowes is just over $100, plus a few bags of concrete and some pavers. I like your indoor version though! Bravo-Zulu.

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Navywife

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#6 posted 01-08-2014 02:29 PM

Another great job! Nice addition to the man cave.

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Roz

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#7 posted 06-14-2014 01:56 AM

Cool!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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TheFridge

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#8 posted 06-14-2014 02:03 AM

Stripper pole would be better.
But the flag pole is nice.
Can’t go wrong with the Stars and Stripes.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Buckethead

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#9 posted 06-14-2014 02:25 AM

Lawl^^^

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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