Custom Shadow Box

Here's the original request we received: I would like to get a custom shaped shadow box made for my dad who is retiring from the police department after 19 years. I attached a couple pictures, one is an image of the police department badge, another is a military shaped shadow box, and the other is a badge shaped shadow box. I really like the idea of having it shaped in his rank (sergeant) but i also like the idea of the badge shape. I would like to get an idea of what the maker is capable of. Also, I may need this project to be completed in a months time if possible. Budget flexible because of rushed timing.

Here are some details on the project from the maker: Good afternoon Sarah,

I am very pleased to offer you the following proposal with some loose ends to wrap up.
1. Birch display case with removable back with flat back mat board and a ply substrate back with turn button access and saw tooth picture hanger on it stained to your specifications via color specifiers.
Design similar to image provided by you the customer.
The Shadow box depth will be approx. 3 inches deep with glass front and Sargent strip above. Square glass pending. design at base.
see added image provided. Stain color still pending.

Please let me know if we missed anything and we can modify to fit.

I look forward to the opportunity to work with you and to serve your needs.

In your service,


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  • Sarah B.

    Sarah B.'s review

    • Aug 18th 2014

    I wanted to get something special made for my dad for retiring from the Police Department, and Tim contacted me with interest in helping me create something for my dad. I drew a rough picture for Tim so he could get an idea of what I wanted, and I feel that the created exactly what I was looking for.
    Tim was very helpful and I had an open line of communication with him during the entire process. He even provided me with some images before the project was finished so I could see how everything was coming along.
    I was working with a smaller budget than Tim is probably used to, but he was very accommodating and understanding with the amount of money that I had to spend on this project. He made some suggestions and was honest with me about what he could do for me for the amount of money I was offering. I am so thankful that he was able to be flexible with me.
    Once Tim was finished with the project, he informed me that he had shipped it, and provided me with the tracking info so I could keep an eye on where the package was and when I could expect to receive it. It came in perfect condition and it was everything I was hoping for.
    I really appreciate all of the time and dedication that Tim put into this shadow box, and I know my dad will really appreciate his craftsmanship.
    It was a pleasure working with Tim, and I would recommend him to anyone and/or work with him again in the future.


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