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Navy and Marine Double Hat Box

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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 02-27-2018 03:18 AM 1655 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was recently commissioned to build this Double Hatbox for a married couple. She is a retired Navy Senior Chief and he is an active duty Major in the Marine Corps. This is the first double hat box I have built with glass sides. We recently added a commercial laser to our shop and decided to make use of it by laser etching the glass. I added LED lighting over each of the hats. The door on the front has embedded earth magnets to hold it closed. The customers were very pleased with the end result.

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





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 02-27-2018 04:31 AM

Great display box, nice work.

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

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#2 posted 02-27-2018 05:01 AM

Wow! What a wonderful display hat box. Realy unique and very well thought.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-27-2018 12:59 PM

That is fantastic! Great job

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#4 posted 02-27-2018 01:42 PM

I like “navy riveting” on the sides and back! Very cool idea.

-- "It's getting better..." - put this on my RIP stone!

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#5 posted 02-27-2018 02:39 PM



I like “navy riveting” on the sides and back! Very cool idea.

- torus

+1
It’s a great aesthetic touch, and just feels right for this project. The etched glass was a great addition for capturing the seals and ranks. Your clients will no doubt be thrilled with this.

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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#6 posted 02-27-2018 06:12 PM

This is a wonderful display case and shows a lot of fine craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 02-28-2018 04:50 PM

Very nice work!

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#8 posted 03-10-2018 02:49 AM

Tim , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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