|Project by Blackie_||posted 10-03-2014 09:28 PM||2245 views||18 times favorited||22 comments|
I love that Mesquite, This is a men’s valet box with hidden drawer and hidden compartment, I have to tip my hat to John (Hillbillyshooter) for lighting the fire to broaden my design in order to house the pocket and compact sized hand guns, I just recently purchased an M&P Smith & Wesson shield 9mm for two reasons my self assurance and to help use it as a guide for building these boxes. As you see in the pictures the compartment will hold the pistol, an extra magazine and a small box of ammo all hidden away by the false bottom door, the hidden compartment is accessed by a small tray which acts as the key via magnets to lift the door away, the splines and drawer pulls are wenge, the top tray is walnut.
I’ve increased the size of the box just for this reason, it measures 12 3/4” x 8” x 7” the hidden compartment measures 7” x 5 3/4” x 2” it is finished in a single coat of tung oil, a coat of non-waxed shellac over the end and edge grain for a sealer, two coats of wipe on satin poly and a final wipe of paste wax.
Thanks for viewing and comments are always enjoyed and replied too.
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