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A set of two retirement chests that I built for a Major and a Gunnery Sergeant. Both are made of pine with Cherry inserts on the corners. Cedar lining on the inside.
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#1 posted 03-31-2014 01:11 PM
Fine Work Demy, impressive in every way…The bent, see-through tops, Plexi? How thick?It’s a Great Idea and Feature!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
#2 posted 03-31-2014 01:27 PM
Thanks. The top is plexi. Not sure the thickness; the thinnest one they sell at Lowe’s.
#3 posted 03-31-2014 01:49 PM
Even thin stuff must have considerable strength, “arched” like that!Again, Great Idea for a lid, and perfect for display purposes…
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#4 posted 03-31-2014 01:55 PM
Beautiful Work Demy! Semper FI!
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#5 posted 03-31-2014 02:25 PM
WOW those are amazing great work
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#6 posted 03-31-2014 02:39 PM
Very nice work. They will be very proud of those.
-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk
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#7 posted 03-31-2014 02:41 PM
These are super nice and you’ve done a fine job on them.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#8 posted 03-31-2014 05:45 PM
Very nicely done!
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#9 posted 04-01-2014 12:15 AM
Great looking retirement chests! I’m sure the Major and the Gunny will really appreciate them!
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#10 posted 04-01-2014 12:40 AM
Super nice. The plexi tops is a remarkable feature. great idea. Thanks for sharing.
-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".
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#11 posted 04-01-2014 01:28 AM
Great job the ordnance wings look great
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#12 posted 04-01-2014 06:04 AM
Beautiful box. Amblem looks great.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#13 posted 04-02-2014 11:52 AM
Beautiful pair of retirement chests, they look amazing….excellent work. Thanks for sharing.
-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....
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#14 posted 04-18-2014 10:21 PM
These are amazing man! You are very talented! I am retiring in June…any chance I could buy one of these from you? Please message me. Semper Fi!
#15 posted 04-18-2014 10:24 PM
The detail on the wings is amazing!
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