Carry Case for Spotting Scope

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Project by KevinH posted 07-07-2014 02:38 AM 1162 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a carry case for my spotting scope. The original packaging included a resilient foam insert that fits the scope perfectly and protects it from bumps, so why not reuse it? The box is made from red oak with a few knots to give it character. The hardware is for a guitar case and was ordered from Stewart-MacDonald. The case sides are held together with dovetails. The top and bottom are floating red oak panels. The accessory tray is finger-jointed. This is my most challenging project to date, and the most fun.

-- Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. --Kevin in Happy Valley

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#1 posted 07-07-2014 04:02 AM

The case turned out great – I originally clicked on it to see how you formed the foam. Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 07-07-2014 11:29 AM

Excellent job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 07-07-2014 12:48 PM

Nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 07-07-2014 03:46 PM

Beautiful! Nobody else on the firing range (if thats what you use it for) will have a case like this.

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#5 posted 07-08-2014 11:23 PM

Nice. I need to build a case for my arrows. Gives me some ideas. Thanks for sharing.

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