How to make a military shadow box

What should be in a military shadow box?

You can purchase military shadow boxes specifically for displaying certificates, photos, ribbons, flag displays, medals, uniforms, etc. The box can be made using wood, metal, paper, or cardboard. The military shadow box is surely a great gift for someone who has spent many years in the armed forces.

How do you secure heavy items in a shadow box?

Awkward or heavy objects can be wrapped in thin stainless wire poked through minuscule holes in the backing and twisted behind the sturdy backing to hold the item securely in place. Wrap wire where it is least visible or can be covered by part of the item on display.

Who makes military shadow boxes?

Greg Makes Military Shadow Boxes for all service branches including Army , Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. My handmade wood cases display Flags, medals, coins, awards, pins, ribbons and more. American made display boxes for America’s finest volunteers.

Does the dollar store sell shadow boxes?

Bulk Glitter Printed Shadow Boxes , 4x4x1 in. Dollar Tree .

How do you wear military ribbons?

Wear military medals , badges, and ribbons on like or equivalent civilian attire and do not wear with casual civilian clothing. Large medals and badges are typically worn on morning or daytime attire, although there is no specific regulation or rule stating this point.

How do you mount a book in a shadow box?

First you lay out your objects in a shadow box the way you want them to be viewed. Second, take an awl and place a hole at the desired location through the backing. Place the stem of the Mighty Mounts through the hole and place a speed nut on the back to hold it in place.