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a father's day gun box

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Project by mrmrezg posted 07-17-2014 04:31 AM 633 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my dad rarely asks for anything. so, when he told me that he wanted a .22 revolver, i said sure thing. I bought the gun for him but just could not bring myself to giving it to him in the cardboard box that it came with.

I built this box out of 3/4’ red oak, lined the inside bottom with pigskin then finished it with danish oil. I think he liked the box more than the gun.





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BillBrasky

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#1 posted 07-17-2014 04:28 PM

Looks great. He will enjoy it for many years to come

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 07-17-2014 10:40 PM

Great job! Your dad is a very lucky man.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 07-19-2014 01:05 AM

Nice box, nice revolver and a NICE job. Looks great!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Richard

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#4 posted 07-21-2014 10:25 PM

The engraveing on the Handle helps out also. Very Nice work.

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