Wall Cabinet Contest
March 1, 2005
Entry Details

# 107
Nancy Barker
Westland, MI
Dimensions (inches):  
  Width:   20
  Height:   26
  Depth:   6
Materials:   Sassafras with walnut accents
This a flag box I made for my fathers flag. He died May Of "04". I used Sassafras cause he was a simple man. He also liked Walnut so I saw the new Miller system and I used the mini system in Walnut as accents.
Here is a good look at the miller system (mini walnut) they are being used on the sides as dowels to hold the butt joint together and also make a great accent.
this angle shows more of the sassafras that is crossing the box. I put the 21 bullets from my dad's twenty one gun salute on it.The back is sprayed felt in black. I used a 45 angle to hang the cabinet so no fasteners show.
I put a carved eagle on the top of the box. The door opens and I put hinges and a latch on the sides in a antique style.The flag fit perfectly in the opening. I used a pecan stain with tongue oil for a semi glossy finish.

Judges Comments
AJH : A nice tribute to your dad.

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