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"Chief's Shadow Box"

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Project by thelastdetailcww posted 03-27-2014 03:51 AM 4875 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A Little something for a retiring Chief Petty Officer. Maple, oak, walnut with a touch of blood wood for the ribbon.

-- Ken





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TDog

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#1 posted 03-27-2014 04:21 AM

Great looking project and thoughtful for those who sign the dotted line to go into harms way.
Please thank them for their service for me. Freedom never comes free.

1/19 Charley Battery
Field Artillery
U.S. Army

-- "So many projects...so little time..." Psalm 23

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#2 posted 03-27-2014 08:03 AM

That is awesome….. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 03-27-2014 01:07 PM

Beautiful work, very fitting to honor Ms. Doyle’s service. Thank you

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#4 posted 03-27-2014 01:09 PM

A unique plaque for sure. Well done. Detail is impressive. I like the “thinking outside the usual box”.

30 Year Navy Retiree – Submarine Service.

-- DonB

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#5 posted 03-27-2014 01:59 PM

Nicely done.

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

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#6 posted 03-27-2014 06:51 PM

Great job, thanks for thinking about and doing for those who provide the freedom for all of us.

USCG 1967-1972
USCGC Glacier, Operation Deepfreeze 1968-1969
EN2

-- antarctic_traveler@gwy.org

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#7 posted 03-28-2014 12:18 AM

Great looking shadow box! I love how you designed it, with the anchor and chain. Be sure to thank the Chief for her service!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 03-28-2014 01:21 AM

That looks absolutely amazing!

-- Tommy

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#9 posted 03-28-2014 12:13 PM

Nice work! I don’t think I would have added the chief Barbie Doll. That wasn’t my recollection after 25 years of service. My, how things have changed.

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

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#10 posted 08-19-2014 09:20 PM

This is a very nice shadow box and I am getting ready to retire and would like to know if anyone could make me a shadow box like this one?

-- Lakethia

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#11 posted 08-20-2014 12:09 AM

Kaywon, there are lots of jocks who make shadow boxes, but they may not have read this posting. I suggest you post a blog, or a request in the forums to get their attention.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#12 posted 08-20-2014 01:42 PM

Lakethia,
I sent you a private email via lumber jocks providing web address and personal email.

-- Ken

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#13 posted 12-30-2016 04:16 AM

I’d like to order one for my retired chief husband, who transitioned three years ago. He didn’t have a chance to get one prior retirement and would like to give it to him for our 20th wedding anniversary in May. How can I obtain or to purchase one? Please advise.

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