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sigma9r

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Uncle Fred's Medals
« on: January 13, 2016, 11:47:18 am »
Hi, all,
Just wanted to share a shadow box I have just completed of my great-uncle's medals. 
Wiley Winter
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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2016, 06:54:04 pm »
Very nice display.  Your uncle had a lot of Good Conduct, so it would seem.  One suggestion I would make is to take a loop of tape and use it to pick up all the little bits of debris on the black background.  That is always the hardest part of making a shadow box, especially when the background is black or dark blue.  Your Uncle Fred would be proud, I think.
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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2016, 11:48:28 am »
Nice display of your relatives decorations

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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2016, 03:49:03 pm »
Thanks, y'all.
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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2016, 01:01:21 pm »
Nice Box of Medals----Blue Skies Mark

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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2016, 07:17:42 am »
Nice display.  I am trying to do one for four of my uncles who were in WWII.  It may be a bit too ambitious but if I ever get it don, I'll post a photo of it.
  Back to yours, Currahee has a very good suggestion about the loop of tape.  I can't tell you how many of these I've had to reopen to get that one little piece of lint or cat hair off the black velvet background.  Tape loops are very helpful.

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Re: Uncle Fred's Medals
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2016, 12:44:40 pm »
Again, thanks for your comments and recommendations.  Remember that even us old dogs need some tips as we learn!!!

Thanks,

Wiley
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