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Project by RoccoD posted 05-10-2020 05:48 PM 566 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, I am moving and part of that process is to get rid of leftover wood. So, I made contact with a friend of mine and through that conversation found he had his uncles burial flag. So, I offered to make him a flag box and he accepted.
This is the end result. For those not knowing the flag case dimensions it basically works out to 10 3/4” tall by 25 1/4 wide and about 3 1/4” thick when folded. Using only 45 degree angle cuts, the two top pieces work out to roughly 17 1/4” long. Once these two pieces are joined at the top it is a quick measurement to figure out the length of the bottom piece. Once I cut all the pieces to accommodate the internal dimensions of the flag, I cut a 1/4” X 1/4” relief on the inside front of the pieces to rest the plexiglas. Then I cut the front cover pieces which hold in the plexiglass. Then I cut a piece of luan for the back.

-- Rocco D, Connecticut





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-10-2020 10:03 PM

Nice work on the flag case and great gesture for your friend!!

cheers, Jim

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

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ronstar

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#2 posted 05-11-2020 10:35 AM

Nice flag box! Thanks for giving his uncle’s flag a home.

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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