Flag Display And Shadowbox

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Blog series by turkva updated 04-04-2009 04:32 AM 2 parts 3841 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Day 1

03-30-2009 03:14 PM by turkva | 1 comment »

OK, so I decided to go with the Flag Display case. Shouldn’t take too long, and I really want to protect the flag and memorabilia. I started out with two rough sawn red oak boards that were in pretty bad shape. You can see in the picture that about 1/3 of the boards are splintered pretty bad. I figured that since the parts for this project are pretty small, I could manage to get enough straight grain out of these two boards and save some of the better lumber for other projects. Roug...

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Part 2: Day 2

04-04-2009 04:32 AM by turkva | 1 comment »

I didn’t feel much like going to work today, so I took the day off. I did some odd jobs around the house and managed to carve out some time to work on this project. I looked at all of the rough milled wood, didn’t bend or twist a bit. So I played it safe and ran it all across the jointer, through the planer to final thickness and then ripped it to final width. I made some prototype case pieces out of cherry scraps I had, and worked out the flag case size. I built a jig to cut t...

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