483 Bomb Group

A buddy of mine who’s dad served and flew missions on a B17 during WWII asked me to recreate this piece in acrylic. Pretty much 90% is Acrylic and the intricate pieces are vinyl stickers. Wish I could have done it all in acrylic but that would have been another task on its own.

What do you think?

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I think you forgot the picture.

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Lol yeah accidentally pressed the wrong button

I think it’s great! Well done!

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Looks amazing! And I don’t think I could mentally handle doing the entire thing in acrylic, not with all those tiny details.

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Yeah I told him I can do the piece but no way I could do the smaller detailed pieces in acrylic. It took me forever to get the eagle in the software correctly for vinyl printing.

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really great work :slight_smile:

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I think that looks amazing!

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Looks great

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Wow! Amazing inlay work! :grinning:

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That is astonishing! What a lot of pieces you had to cut and fit…it looks really great!

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My biggest worry was kerf. I ended up reversing it during the cut as it reduced the kerf when fitting the pieces.

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I think it is spectacular!

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Fine work, very nice commemoration! :wink:

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Thank you.

And thank you to all.

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Such amazing work! And I think you made the right choice going with vinyl for the details. I did something similar and finally got tired of fighting the tiny pieces it and put it down. If I was to do it again, I’d go vinyl or engrave and paint the small details.

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Oh wow that is amazing.

I thought about scoring and painting but wasn’t sure on how to go about it until just recently but by that time the project had already moved onto the vinyl stage.

Will definitely go with painting next time.

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Thats wonderful. You did a stellar job.

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This is great. As a retired Marine I always enjoy this kind of thing.
Thank you for posting it.

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Thank you and of course thank you for your service.