USN Shadow Box

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Project by CalNinja posted 03-09-2014 07:10 PM 1966 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shadow box built for my father who spent 21 years in the United Sates Navy. The exterior is painted haze gray to match the color of the ships and is outline with some names on ships that he serve on. The back material was cut from on of his utility shirts that he wore while he was active.

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#1 posted 03-09-2014 08:30 PM

Very unique design. Well done. Being X-Navy the idea of using the blue dungarees for background material brings back a lot of time well spent. Thanks for sharing your work -

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 12:12 AM

I like the haze gray, nice job. Welcome to LJs too.

-- -Al, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 12:38 AM

Nice looking shadow box! Looks like he served aboard a couple of smaller ships, and a couple of really big ones!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 02-01-2017 03:42 AM

Nice job I bet is proud you made it for him. My Sons complain that I will not display mine.

Michael A. Ragan US Navy Ret. Gator force

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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