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Hand painted navy insignia

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Project by Spaltednutz posted 01-26-2022 03:04 PM 448 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A sign I made to commemorate my Dads service in the navy. I used a patch as reference. My dad had this patch sewed on his motorcycle jacket.

-- Jlloydd





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pottz

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#1 posted 01-26-2022 03:27 PM

nice he’s gonna love that.what was your technique ?

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 01-26-2022 09:00 PM

Wow- very impressive. Did your dad serve under Jim Morrison’s father (Admiral George Stephen Morrison)?

Sad fate to the latest Bon Homme Richard.

Thanks for posting.

Bill in MI

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#3 posted 01-27-2022 01:48 PM

pottz – Yeah he loves it, has it hanging next to the back door in the house so he sees it every day. I used the old grid method and scaled it up and just paint and brushes from there. I did trace some stencils for the letters.

rtbrmb – I will have to ask him about Jim Morrisons dad. My dads served towards the end of Vietnam, from what I understand Admiral Morrison was their at the very beginning when it was only an idea.

-- Jlloydd

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#4 posted 01-29-2022 02:32 AM

Love it! I’ve thought of doing a few smaller ones for myself; but just the units I’m a plank owner in. Great execution

-- S/F, Shannon *** “Smooth is fast, Fast is Smooth..”.

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