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damiensparks 07-30-2013 09:59 PM

Help me!!
I have collectibles. Statues. Records CDs. Etc. I want to build a glass display case that has glass on all for sides with a book Sheldon the top. My thing is. How the I put the glass in and make it stay? How should the Frame be built? Please help me someone

oh'mike 07-31-2013 06:57 AM

Use google images to find a glass trophy case you like---post an image here and someone will help.---That sort of project is usually rather advanced and might be beyond you skills or tools----

joecaption 07-31-2013 07:12 AM

Google "shadow box".

damiensparks 07-31-2013 11:01 AM

I need an all glass display case not a shadow box thank you anyway.

Blondesense 07-31-2013 12:25 PM

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What Mike said!
We need a lot more information before anyone can even begin to offer suggestions.
How big does it need to be? Dimensions?
How do you want it to open?
Any shelves?
Since you put this in the carpentry forum I assume you want to build it out of wood?
What tools and skills do you have?
And last but not least, what the heck is "a book Sheldon the top"???

A pic of what you want would be a good start.

FWIW, I built a small table top display case for S&P shakers. I started with a cheap framed print from a hobby shop, pulled the print out, and used the framed glass as the front.

damiensparks 07-31-2013 12:27 PM

Oh mike I will do that. I have lots of tools n if I'm told how I know I can thanks for the idea ill jump on that right after work

damiensparks 08-05-2013 06:06 AM

Hey guys. I made my display box. I actually ended up making a shadow box so thank u to MIKE! Ill post apic when its100%

damiensparks 08-26-2013 04:45 AM

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Hey guys just an update on my display box. I decided to actually go with a shadow box. My first one I ever made but here it is

oh'mike 08-26-2013 05:06 AM

Interesting design, I like the paint job---

damiensparks 08-26-2013 07:23 AM

Thanks mike n thanks for ur help

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