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A Memorial Flag Box

Mr. GDC is named after his Grandfather, a WWII Naval Veteran.Grandfather fought for our freedom.He returned to his family in Alabama where he lived out his remaining few years, receiving full military honors upon his passing.The flag that draped Grandfather was gifted to Mr. GDC by his Mother.To preserve this treasure, I thought a flag case would be lovely. The case needed to provide shelter. The flag being antique it is not only fragile, it is an odd size. A standard case would be much too large. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if it was something special?

My cousin, Doug, has a woodworking business, born of creative thoughts and incredible talent. He’s made things of wood most of his adult life, structures, furniture and now specialty items. I called upon Doug to assist with a shelter for the flag. From a bit of oak he fashioned the most amazing heirloom. Hand sanded then stained in ebony, the case is custom sized to fit the antique flag perfectly. He inset Plexiglas fo…

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