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Lighted Coast Guard Chiefs Hat Box with Flag

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 01-14-2015 07:13 AM 5938 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was recently commissioned to build a Hat Box for a newly selected Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer. This new Chief started his career as a Boatswains Mate and later changed over to Master At Arms. I used my CNC machine to cut the emblems for Boatswains Mate, Master at Arms and USCG Chief. I mounted the Coast Guard flag behind glass in the back of the Hat Box and installed a puck light in the top of the box to light up the whole inside. The box is made from solid Cherry wood, stained Red Mahogany and finished with clear lacquer.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns





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Ivan

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#1 posted 01-14-2015 11:33 AM

Nice box! I realy like carving on your boxes you made.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 01-14-2015 02:08 PM

This one is very fitting. I’m sure he will enjoy it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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fivecodys

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#3 posted 01-14-2015 11:22 PM

As always, I love the Coastie stuff.
You do such a nice job.

-- When you leave your shop for the night, make sure you can always count to 10.

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kdc68

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#4 posted 01-15-2015 12:24 AM

Agree with Bill’s comment. “You do such a nice job.”...... The cherry finish is superb…Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#5 posted 01-15-2015 03:28 AM

Immensely rich looking.

-- Gary, Florida

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#6 posted 01-15-2015 12:14 PM

Very impressive looking. Great design.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 01-15-2015 01:15 PM

That’s pure beauty right there, Tim. Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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