Fleur-de-Lis Shadowbox

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Project by Chulawanna posted 01-21-2014 12:11 AM 894 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to make a shadowbox for a shipmate that was retiring. He is a huge Saints fan and wanted something different, so how else to honor his career then to make him a Fleur-De-Lis Shadowbox. Fun project and his expression was priceless when he received it at his retirement.

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#1 posted 01-21-2014 12:14 AM

That is beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#2 posted 01-21-2014 12:36 AM


-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 01-21-2014 01:19 AM

How cool … That’s thinking out side of the box, no straight lines at all!.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#4 posted 01-21-2014 08:06 PM

Saints fan here.. how did you make the sides? Surely you didn’t scroll through 4”+ wood. Give me some details, I want one!

-- James - Semper Fi

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#5 posted 01-30-2014 10:13 PM

James, I use 1 X 4 on all my boxes. I just make A LOT of angle cuts to put them together. The backing is what supports the design, as it is glued and nailed in, and the front screws into the side pieces (70 screws in this design).

It is a lot of work, but it beats shopping with the wife!

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#6 posted 06-11-2015 03:37 PM

Hello! I am my Command Chief’s exec and she would love to get her husband a Saints shadow Box… This one is awesome! Are still currently making them and if so, how much would one be like this?

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#7 posted 08-18-2015 05:48 PM


The Chief would like to start getting this put together. Please contact me. Thank you so much!


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