My upcycled silver wings display case

Discussion in 'Related Gear' started by Carl, Aug 11, 2018.

  1. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    I converted a 3 of these old chisel boxes about 4 years ago , one ended up in El Paso , one in Anchorage AK and i kept one for myself .

    Just thought id post them in "case " anyone else has upcycled anything for display purposes ?

    The "blank canvas"
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    Couple of coats of primer
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    2 different ideas of linings DSCF3870.JPG

    Exterior
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  2. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    My case and its contents so far
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  3. Smithy

    Smithy Well-Known Member

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    That's great Carl! Did you stencil the USAAF logos on the lids?
     
  4. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    They are vinyl Smitty.
    A very very good friend kindly did them for me
     
  5. Smithy

    Smithy Well-Known Member

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    They've turned out beautifully. You've got a nice mate ;)
     
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  6. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    I do , and im very lucky to have such a friend ! :)
     
  7. Edward

    Edward Well-Known Member

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    That is super! Love this!
     
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  8. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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    handsome and very smart looking all the way around, carl..
     
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  9. Thomas Koehle

    Thomas Koehle Well-Known Member

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    Nice looking outside and really a respectful frame to show those wings
     
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  10. B-Man2

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    Carl
    That's pretty cool!
    I really like the presentation as a whole.
     
  11. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    Thankyou !!
     
  12. Flightengineer

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    Good job, Carl.
     

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