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Project by Norm192 posted 03-02-2014 03:54 PM 3597 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this display case for friends family bible. The top is 12×15 x 5 soldered glass with a black patina made by my wife. The base is felt covered plywood with cork on the bottom and trimmed in walnut. It has an oil and varnish finish.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 04:31 PM

Very beautiful work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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steve_in_ohio

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 04:42 PM

wow, that is beautiful, great work

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 05:19 PM

Simple yet elegant. Beautiful. How did you make the top?

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#4 posted 03-03-2014 12:19 AM

Nice. What a good idea. I have a very very old copy of Tom Sawyer that was my grandfathers. I just keep it put away so it doesn’t get hurt. I may borrow your idea here :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#5 posted 03-07-2014 04:24 PM

Wonderful display case! Great design especially the base with walnut trim. Great job!

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#6 posted 03-15-2014 04:23 AM

simple design on this lends to keeping the main focus intact which is on the bible… that looks like a very old bible and should be kept under glass, well done!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#7 posted 07-25-2014 04:19 AM

How can I order one? How much would you charge to make one that’s 14” X 12” X 4” ?

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