Flag Display with Casings Holder

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Project by cobb769 posted 03-21-2016 08:20 PM 1196 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this flag display for my friend who’s father (decorated war hero) had passed suddenly. He wanted a display that could also hold the casings from his 21 gun salute. I settled on a design that would allow the bottom to come off easy for easy access to the casings, but they will also come out directly from the front if you push them up, then pull out from an angle. This was a challenging project and I learned the importance of building a gig for your miter saw to cut acute angles. Since then, I have used that jig a lot… Hope you find this helpful.


-- Patrick "Pacman" Cobb, North Carolina

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#1 posted 03-22-2016 12:04 AM

Nice work, the casing display makes it special.

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#2 posted 03-22-2016 01:10 AM

Nicely done and +1 on adding the casing display. Added to favorites.

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#3 posted 03-22-2016 01:44 AM

Excellent work, a Honor for a Fallen Veteran.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 03-22-2016 03:19 PM

Never saw a case where the casings were included. Very unique and special, you did a wonderful job

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#6 posted 03-22-2016 05:39 PM

This is a very nice flag display case.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 03-23-2016 09:43 PM

Great tribute to a deceased veteran. The casing from the 21 gun salute certainly personalizes it.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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