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USAF Master EOD Technician Shadowbox

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Project by WMD2006 posted 04-04-2014 03:22 AM 852 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was contacted by the family of an Air Force EOD tech who was being medically retired a few weeks back. They needed a shadowbox for him and really didn’t have any other options for finding one in time. Since I had just made an identical one in December, I was able to pull out the stops and get this one ready and sent off in time.
The box itself is walnut and consists of a four piece frame in front of a modified octagon to follow the contour in the back. The badge used walnut, maple, cherry and bloodwood and was hand-burned to shade the leaves and stars. I used a few coats of gloss polyurethane for the finish.

-- -MDWhite





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#1 posted 04-04-2014 11:50 AM

Nice!

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

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#2 posted 04-07-2014 06:49 PM

Very nice. You did a fantastic job!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#3 posted 04-08-2014 01:30 PM

Bet he’ll get a bang out of it!

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#4 posted 04-22-2014 12:00 PM

That’s a beauty!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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