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Mahogany Military Saber Case

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Project by titanxt posted 02-26-2014 06:02 PM 1082 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this Mahogany Military Saber Display Case for a friend of mine who has a son who is an officer in the Air Force and an honor graduate from Norwich University. The piece is made from both quarter-sawn and plain-sawn mahogany and was finished with Waterlox Original. TONS of pictures of the building process can be found on my website at www.creeativewoodworking.com

Tank you!

Andy

-- www.creeativewoodworking.com





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#1 posted 02-26-2014 07:15 PM

I love swords. I have a small collection of swords I use for tai chi, sport fencing and just lookin at. I also have an Austrian bayonet I found in a grass field while surveying (another early job) from the First World War. I suppose this is what I should do with them. Very nice presentation, very inspirational. On my favs list.

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#2 posted 02-26-2014 07:49 PM

Thank you very much! I appreciate the kind words for sure. Andy

-- www.creeativewoodworking.com

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#3 posted 02-26-2014 07:52 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 02-26-2014 09:22 PM

Beautiful case work.
Beautiful saber as well.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#5 posted 02-27-2014 06:30 AM

nice work, love the dovetails!

-- Always one more tool away from being an excellent woodworker...

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#6 posted 02-28-2014 04:00 PM

A very nice case to display the Saber in. The wood and finish all looks great…nice build.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 02-28-2014 04:01 PM

Great looking sword display case.

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#8 posted 02-28-2014 04:03 PM

This is very nice and I’m sure that he loved 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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