|Project by OregonWoodRat||posted 05-08-2015 05:25 PM||4486 views||20 times favorited||17 comments|
After almost 20 years of not having a gun my wife and I bought two. So to secure them I opted to conceal rather than a Fort Knox level of security. I made an in the wall strong box that is concealed with a sliding cabinet.
This will keep it safe from small children and teenagers. A determined thief can with enough time get into most safes. I am very pleased with how well it all works. I used a simplex cam lock to secure the lock box. The cabinet slides on 18 inch full extension drawer guides.
The lock box is made from ¾ inch plywood. The cabinet is made from Deodar Cedar. The finish is Tung oil. The pictures of it on the wall was a test fit before the finish was applied. The drawer guides are mounted to a frame that is screwed to the wall. then a piece of wood is screwed to the other half of the rail. The cabinet hangs on a French cleat. So just a couple screws secure it to the drawer guides.
I hope this helps others thinking of doing something similar.
-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.