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Project by ClassicChests posted 08-29-2014 12:20 AM 2374 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry solid top box with a formed and flocked interior.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...





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greyspider

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#1 posted 08-29-2014 09:10 AM

Very nice box.

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David White

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#2 posted 08-29-2014 10:19 AM

Nice! How did you make the shaped recesses?

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#3 posted 08-29-2014 10:45 AM

Beautiful job. Classy looking piece.

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

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ClassicChests

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#4 posted 08-29-2014 01:25 PM

Thanks fellas! David, the interior is thermoformed and covered with spray on flocking.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...

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#5 posted 08-29-2014 01:44 PM

Really nice gun box. Can you give a little more detail on thermoformed?

-- "Experience is what you get the day after you needed it" Mark Twain

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KS_Sparky

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#6 posted 08-29-2014 03:04 PM

Great work on the case. A fitting tribute to the classic war vets, the 1911 and the ka-bar.

-- apprentice Electrician, IBEW L.U. 226

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ClassicChests

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#7 posted 08-29-2014 04:41 PM

Thermo forming is done by heating vinyl sheeting and placing it on a vacuum table that has molds of the objects on it.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...

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oddessey62

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#8 posted 09-03-2014 05:27 PM

Great Job Glenn!
Where did the molds come from?

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ClassicChests

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#9 posted 09-03-2014 05:59 PM

Thanks Robert. I make the molds for whatever the customer wants to put in a box.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...

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Mike R.

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#10 posted 03-10-2015 10:54 PM

Im with the other guys , dumb down this thermo form process would ya? Like pictures and stuff?

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#11 posted 03-11-2015 03:49 PM

You did a wonderful job on this pistol box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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TheFridge

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#12 posted 03-11-2015 04:11 PM

Pretty much heating up a piece of plastic and using vacuum pressure or a press to mold it. Something like that. I wired up a huge one for kayaks.

Sweet box and work.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Mike R.

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#13 posted 03-17-2015 08:45 PM

nevermind turns out the customer wanted to go another direction thank you though.

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