LumberJocks

Retirement gift for a fellow Firefighter

  • Advertise with us
Project by firefighterontheside posted 04-14-2019 05:14 AM 1002 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have the honor of being the guy to make retirement and other milestone gifts for our firefighters. This was a flag case and shadow box for a good friend who is retiring after 32 years. I’ve known him all of those 32 years and worked with him 27. We had his party tonight and I’ve waited to post this as a project until he got this at his party. It is made of walnut with BLO finish. Thanks for looking.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.





12 comments so far

View Festus56's profile

Festus56

4281 posts in 2386 days


#1 posted 04-14-2019 05:26 AM

Nice job Bill!! Will be a cherished memento of his years of service!!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

View Ivan's profile

Ivan

16898 posts in 4026 days


#2 posted 04-14-2019 06:32 AM

The best gift he can get… Not to mention well deserved. Very nice box an content in it

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View boxcarmarty's profile

boxcarmarty

17437 posts in 3518 days


#3 posted 04-14-2019 12:07 PM

Well done…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

30629 posts in 3496 days


#4 posted 04-14-2019 01:43 PM

Awesome job Bill. Even better handmade by a coworker.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View JL7's profile

JL7

8786 posts in 4123 days


#5 posted 04-14-2019 02:14 PM

Great work Bill!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

View jack1's profile

jack1

2163 posts in 5185 days


#6 posted 04-14-2019 03:11 PM

That’s a nice piece. You do great work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

View BurlyBob's profile

BurlyBob

9163 posts in 3424 days


#7 posted 04-14-2019 03:20 PM

That’s a really nice case. It’s sure to be greatly appreciated.

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

7166 posts in 4352 days


#8 posted 04-14-2019 04:33 PM

Bill,

Stellar job on building the flag case for your friend. Looks great, and I’m sure he appreciated it very much….!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

12837 posts in 4315 days


#9 posted 04-23-2019 12:08 AM

Nice work on this shadow box Bill.

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View firefighterontheside's profile

firefighterontheside

21453 posts in 3015 days


#10 posted 04-23-2019 01:00 AM

Thanks everyone. Sorry I’m late in replying.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

View jack1's profile

jack1

2163 posts in 5185 days


#11 posted 09-08-2019 03:56 PM

You make great projects.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

View firefighterontheside's profile

firefighterontheside

21453 posts in 3015 days


#12 posted 09-08-2019 04:48 PM

Thanks Jack. I appreciate that.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com