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50 Year old pine gun cabinet - sort of....

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Project by sblg43 posted 03-09-2015 05:12 AM 1324 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Years ago, my father began to build a gun cabinet in high school. He never got it finished – until now. After all these years, the only thing that survived was the glass door.

So 50 years later….

I built him this pine gun cabinet and I used that same piece of glass that he started with. Now he is complaining that he needs a larger one!

-- If you want perfection, buy plastic, if you want character, buy wood!





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jeffswildwood

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#1 posted 03-09-2015 12:41 PM

Very nice. I have always wanted to build a gun Cabinet. You did a wonderful job on this.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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kjwoodworking

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#2 posted 03-09-2015 12:58 PM

Now see what you started. You did such a good job, you’re going to have to build a bigger one and more of them for the guns he has now and for guns he will buy in the future.

I vote you son of the year! I love any reason to buy more guns, that is if you need a reason. I don’t.

In all seriousness, I think it looks good and would be proud of it. I like that your were able to use the door he built. I’m a sentimental fool and appreciate the stuff I have from my dad and grandparents. I’ve known people that sold their deceased families heirloom quality stuff in yard sales.

-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com

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david38

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#3 posted 03-09-2015 01:25 PM

very nice job

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sblg43

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#4 posted 03-09-2015 03:10 PM

Thank you all for your kind comments. It was fun to build and I will probably inherit it back some day! Hopefully, full of guns!

-- If you want perfection, buy plastic, if you want character, buy wood!

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 03-09-2015 06:27 PM

Very nice, I build one for my father in law 15yrs or so ago and now i need to make one for myself hee hee

This one is way kewl I love the design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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