Air Force Custom Coin Holder

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Here is a Custom Air Force Coin holder I custom made for some clients.
It holds 24 coins and is made of solid oak and walnut.

The center portion contains an Air Force Emblem that is raised on the Walnut.

Thanks for checking it out!!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#1 posted 11-24-2010 01:20 AM

A nice gift for your comrade!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#2 posted 11-24-2010 01:48 AM

Very cool gift to make and give..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#3 posted 11-24-2010 03:59 AM

Very nice work on that coin holder!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 11-24-2010 04:12 AM


This is an excellent piece and am sure your Lt. comrade appreciated the extra effort the customize it.

Thanks for sharing!

USAF 1967 – 1973

Good Luck!

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#5 posted 11-24-2010 04:13 AM

Very nice. Love the look and never thought about that design you did there. I like the center piece.

-- Patrick, California

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#6 posted 11-24-2010 04:37 AM

Very nice peace. I keep meaning to get into the shadow box and coin holder area of woodworking. Keep up the good work.

-- Still have all ten fingers, its been a good day.

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#7 posted 11-24-2010 08:30 AM

I do business with the Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL and I have noticed the guys collecting these coins and some of them have some pretty elaborate displays for them. I like your display. That’s pretty cool.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#8 posted 11-24-2010 01:20 PM

Great job. I really like this coin display. The oak and walnut look great together. And, I like how you chamfered the oak, made the partition tilt and come past the chamfered oak. Awesome!

How did you do the air force logo? With a chisel?

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#9 posted 11-24-2010 03:03 PM

Cranesgonewild, actually I cut the airforce logo out into pieces using my scroll saw, lighting sanded the edges and glued it back together. Tedious trying to cut the little parts, but I have the most success this way.

Thanks for all your great comments!!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#10 posted 11-24-2010 03:12 PM

Good stuff Mike!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 12-01-2010 09:18 PM

Beautiful work Mike! Very cool and original design. Thanks for posting.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#12 posted 04-29-2011 03:36 AM

This is a very nice work man! I wonder if I can do that. You can do business in making coin holder. This serves as my inspiration!

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#13 posted 08-28-2011 08:29 PM

Hello Mike,
I am looking for the perfect anniversary gift for my boyfriend who is in the air force, and I think this coin rack you made is absolutely gorgeous. What would the chances of you making another and selling it to me be? How much would this cost and how long about?
Thanks so much!


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