Fleur-de-Lis Shadowbox

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Project by Chulawanna posted 223 days ago 561 views 0 times favorited 5 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 223 days ago

That is beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#2 posted 223 days ago


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

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#3 posted 223 days ago

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 222 days ago

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 213 days ago

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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