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Air Force retirement shadow box

  • December 9, 2017


I built this shadow box for a friend that just retired from the Air Force. We’ve worked together for years as loadmasters on the C-5 Galaxy. It was built from rough sawn walnut that he had purchased at a flea market. The flag was flown on his last mission, what we call a “fini-flight.” The box contains memorabilia and other significant things from his career. I saw a picture online so I cannot take credit for the overall design/idea.

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Comments (3)


  • That is an awesome piece! Your friend is going to be happy to receive this from you. What stain did you use on this?

    By RYOBI NATION
    • Thank you, I did not use any stain only a clear semi gloss lacquer.

      By barry.mattson2

  • Hey Barry you think I could get a copy or pattern of this project thanks

    By Bigkypoppa

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