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Old July 15, 2008, 03:29 PM   #1
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Presentation Case Construction

Hello to all, building a presentation case, any insight on the "easiest" way to get the felt as tight as possible? Seems a trick with all the different depths and angles. Perhaps in sections? Thanks...
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Old July 15, 2008, 07:09 PM   #2
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I think this may help you. This fellow made a really nice presentation case. Here is the link http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/...d.php?t=250257
He goes over the construction step by step. Towards the bottom he talks about the felt.
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Old July 16, 2008, 12:05 AM   #3
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ackattack, this is the stuff I used:

http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?Offerings_ID=9852

Press the back of the sheet onto/into the space your covering, then use the indentations on the backing as a cutting giude. Just peel and stick! Cut into as large of sections as you can manage. It doesn't have to be exact; the excess can be trimmed once it's applied. Start with the bottoms of the compartments first. Then the sides. Use a thin, strong straight edge to stuff the edges into corners (I used a metal ruler for this). It's really easy. ---j
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Old July 16, 2008, 08:26 PM   #4
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Wow...

That is amazing work!!!!
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Old July 17, 2008, 03:25 PM   #5
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Thanks!

Thanks for all the info. J-Bird, your pics are worth many more! Really gives insight for the final product. I am using an old artist case as a base. After a little re-work I think it will have a decent (time period) look to it. Will take pics and post, take care...
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Old July 17, 2008, 04:14 PM   #6
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j-bird's case is very, very nice! I'll have to try my hand at this sometime.... then again, maybe not.

ackattack, you might PM PlayboyPenguin... IIRC he's made some nice cases too.
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