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Medals Box #3

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Project by Grumpy posted 11-17-2018 12:43 AM 838 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 3rd medals box I have made of my father’s medals.
This one is for our nephew, my father’s grandson.
It’s made from a silky oak tree cut down in the village where we lived, so there is some significance there.
There is no joinery in the wood. All routered out and shaped from a single block.
The medals were for service in ww11 in the Middle East.
The front lid surface ring was cut using my home made milling machine
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/322457
The image was made with my CNC type laser burner.
Thanks for looking

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





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#1 posted 11-17-2018 12:50 AM

Really nice job Grumpy.

-- JENNY

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#2 posted 11-17-2018 12:58 AM

Grate job on the box Grumpy!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 11-17-2018 01:10 AM

Thanks Jenny & Tony

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

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#4 posted 11-17-2018 01:13 AM

Hey “HAPPY” you cannot be “Grumpy” and do that nice of work!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 11-17-2018 01:16 AM

Tiny: Nice looking box.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#6 posted 11-17-2018 02:01 AM

Don’t bet on it Ralbuck. I do some of my best work when i’m Grumpy, ha ha.

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

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#7 posted 11-17-2018 02:02 AM

Thanks Karson. I’m not so ‘tiny’ though.

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

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#8 posted 11-17-2018 02:17 AM

Beautiful Tony, Honouring your dads service for this Great Southern Land….

We Will Remember Them, Lest We Forget!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#9 posted 11-17-2018 02:28 AM

Great job. That milling machine works great too. Hats off to your dad. He must of been one heck of a guy with all them medals. Some nice respect there Tony.

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

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#10 posted 11-17-2018 02:39 AM

Great job out of a solid piece, love that idea.
Great way to pay tribute to your Father.
Nice one Tony
Regards Anthony

EDIT: Lest we forget

-- To be a true artist one must stick to their own thought process

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#11 posted 11-17-2018 03:38 AM

great work ,buddy
Hat of to your father

-- bambi

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#12 posted 11-17-2018 03:48 AM

Great medal box Grumpy, lovely memories of your Fathers war service.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#13 posted 11-17-2018 06:29 AM

Thanks Peter, Dave & Anthony. Yes lest we forget.

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

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#14 posted 11-17-2018 06:30 AM

Thanks Bambi & Bob.

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

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#15 posted 11-17-2018 06:33 AM

CoolKhalifa, you are right about this website. It asks for nothing but gives a lot of pleasure & is a great learning place for woodies at all levels

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

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