Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'shadowbox'

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Custom Picture Framing #1: Nacho Mama’s and the Elvis Jumpsuit: Plaza Framer Chris Chewning Discusses a Challenging Framing Job

02-06-2018 03:51 PM by TheFramerChris | 2 comments »

The following is an article I published from December 21, 2016 about a challenging custom shadowbox picture framing project I worked on for my previous employer…—————————————————— When Nacho Mama’s asked us to frame items for their new restaurant location in Towson[Maryland], we had no idea we would be involved in the framing of a genuine Elvis jumpsuit! A stuntman wore thi...

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Current Project #4: Hap Arnold Wings Shadowbox

09-18-2015 03:44 PM by AAWW2005 | 1 comment »

My next request…Build a shadowbox in the form of the old Hap Arnold Air Force wings. Ideas are welcome!

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Current Project #3: Marine Anchor Globe Shadowbox

07-29-2015 10:13 PM by AAWW2005 | 5 comments »

So I was asked to build this as a retirement shadowbox. Any ideas on how it’s going to turn out? How would you build it?

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round shadow box table #1: Round Military Shadowbox table

08-16-2012 02:47 PM by woody1492 | 3 comments »

Hy Fellow Lumber Jocks and Guests. Here are a few pictures with 2 coats of the Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain American Walnut. I like the way it coats and provides a uniform color. Still more work to do on the table with fine sanding before the clear is applied.Please contact me through this post or [email protected] if you have questions or would like a table like this, one you saw on the internet, or have another design in mind. This one is based on a picture my client provided. T...

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Current Project #2: CMSgt Stripe Shadowbox

06-06-2012 01:19 PM by AAWW2005 | 2 comments »

Here’s my first attempt at video recording my work. I’ll add more videos and images as the project progresses. This is another customer request. It will be made of Solid Oak for the Star and Stripes and the dark lines will be Mahogany. The center will be stretched to creat an are for the flag to fit in and other metals. Thanks for looking!

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Current Project #1: Master Pilot Wings Shadowbox

02-20-2012 04:24 PM by AAWW2005 | 9 comments »

A new request came to me from a member of the Pentagon to build a retirement shadowbox from the image of the Master Pilot functional badge. So here goes…

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Lighted shadowbox

09-16-2011 08:45 PM by Stevinmarin | 31 comments »

Here’s an easy shadow box that may give you an opportunity to use some of that fancy wood you’ve been saving. I used a 2’ zerbrawood board. The rest is MDF. The light cost me 4 bucks.

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Military Shadow Box construction

04-03-2009 08:44 AM by jez | 16 comments »

Have begun construction on a shadow box for my retirement. First step – think out all the angles, grooves, dados, joints etc. and put the concept to paper. Scale helps to figure out exactly what the angles are and can help to see what might and might not work. As with any plan, once the actual work begins, the plan will often change to be either more doable or possible. Decided to build a shadow box for a 5’ x 8’ US flag in a doghouse pattern. Looked at several sites f...

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