Flag Case

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Project by Jerry posted 03-05-2011 05:13 AM 7618 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being former military and having buried my Dad not long ago I wanted to have a case to display his flag.

These are the two jigs I made to cut the 22.5d angle

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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#1 posted 03-05-2011 06:08 AM

Great looking Case. Where did you get your plans? I really like the base.

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#2 posted 03-05-2011 11:28 AM

I just Googled flag display cases, after seeing how it was built I made up my own base and how I wanted the base to look. You can do case using all 45d corners, I prefer the single 45 at the top and two 22.5d cuts at the bottom corners, just looks better that way, in my opinion. I will say the 22.5d is much harder to do.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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#3 posted 03-05-2011 04:40 PM

Very nice looking case. Great jigs.

We are losing a lot of Heros. I lost my Dad Dec 2009. He had finaly given me his awards and medals to put in a display box and I was honored to present it to him about a year before he passed. Last week, the last kown surviving WW I US Soldier died at age 110. Many of our WWII vets are quickly departing. Viet Vets are starting to pass now, too. Thank you for honoring him as a Military member and a Patriot. And Thank You for your servic as a Partriot.

When you honor, one you honor all.

Semper Fi

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#4 posted 03-05-2011 05:08 PM

Very nice,
wood looks very distinguished, a fitting choice.
and I second what woodbutcher posts.

-- Doug...

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#5 posted 04-04-2011 12:49 AM

hello. I have tried a few times to fabricate a flag case similar to this one but i cant seen to get the correct angles. im wanting to suprise my father who is former military with a flag i flew while i was here in afghistanj the only problem im having is 90% of my tools are for structural type of building so its tough to do presion work with them.. any suggestions? anybody?

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#6 posted 04-04-2011 01:11 PM

The top angle is 90d the two corners are 45d each.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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#7 posted 04-07-2011 02:11 PM

I have just learned of a way to cut the 22.5d corners using a tenoning jig. I would like to post pictures on my blog but can’t figure out how to use it, the blog that is. Maybe some one could help out here.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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