Retirement Shadow Box U.S Army Ordinance

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Project by D2FLA posted 05-05-2014 03:02 AM 4322 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this for a member of my unit upon completion of 23 years of dedicated service.

Red Oak
Flames- Minwax water based China Red
Bomb- Minwax water base Classic Black
Finished with two coats Minwax wipe on gloss poly
One coat Minwax Finishing Paste

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#1 posted 05-05-2014 03:19 AM

Nicely done. I was in the US Army 832nd Ordnance Battalion.

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#2 posted 05-05-2014 04:01 AM

Thanks for the feedback, and your service.

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#3 posted 05-05-2014 10:57 AM

I like the secret compartment – sized for a hidden fifth, no less!

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#4 posted 05-05-2014 02:14 PM

Cool project, very different display. It has so much character and color love it. My uncle just retired from the army after 30 yr and I’m X-Navy… Congrats on they’re retirement as well. Love the secret compartment.

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

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#5 posted 05-05-2014 03:40 PM

You did a fine job on this. It’s a nice design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 05-05-2014 08:08 PM

Love this !!

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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#7 posted 05-05-2014 08:51 PM

Well done and deserved!
Thanks for your service!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#8 posted 05-06-2014 12:05 AM

Never seen a shadow box like this before! Looks great, and I love the secret compartment!

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

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#9 posted 08-20-2014 06:10 PM

I am interested in this item, what is the price for it?

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