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Old 04-14-2018, 04:16 PM
blmac4 blmac4 is offline
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Default Flip style pen display box

I make bolt action style pens using deer antler as the body of the pen and wanted a nice display box to showcase them, and this is what I came up with. The box goes from a closed storage box to an open display box and I engraved a deer head into it, filled with coffee grounds, soaked with CA glue, sanded smooth. Wasn't sure if I could get the head small enough to fit on the box, but came out really nice. The box is roughly 2 3/4" wide and 6 1/2" long. Wood is Cherry with Deft finish.
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Old 04-14-2018, 05:00 PM
Jim_in_PA Jim_in_PA is offline
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That's a beautiful solution!
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