Gun Safe In A Coffee Table

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Project by hoss12992 posted 08-21-2015 12:34 AM 4459 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a coffee table that has a locking gun safe inside it. We have built alot of these in the past couple of years. No 2 are ever exactly alike. I think this is my favorite one. It has a hard maple frame and runners on the frame, and the rest is pine. It has ball bearings on the bottom of the gun safe part and also on the top of the coffee table frame part to make getting the gun safe in and out of the coffee table really easy. The gun safe has adjustable gun holders for various types of rifles. It also has shotgun shell inlay in the table top. The table is 58” long, 28” wide and 17” tall. The gun safe will hold 6 rifles up to 50” long. It has several coats of satin polly. This table has all the corners rounded over so it will be a bit safer around younger children, as per customer’s request. Also has a key lock.

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#1 posted 08-21-2015 12:46 AM

That’s really a cool storage idea, Hoss!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-21-2015 12:47 AM

Awesome looking table bud.

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#3 posted 08-21-2015 01:04 AM

Very cool design! It’s easy to see why this would be a popular piece.

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

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#4 posted 08-21-2015 01:07 AM

Very nice. Them babies will be safely tucked away. Cool touch with the shell.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 08-21-2015 01:13 AM

I have always liked this style of table Hoss….early Smith and Wesson perhaps or 16th century Colt… Lol very nice build buddy!!! Well done

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#6 posted 08-21-2015 02:23 AM

You made another beautiful gun safe. I always love seeing these.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#7 posted 08-21-2015 02:49 AM

Great build! Nice to keep’em “handy”, yet safe!!

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#8 posted 08-21-2015 02:53 AM

Looks great and should keep the guns safe from the kids .


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#9 posted 08-21-2015 04:55 AM

Looks good from here!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 08-21-2015 09:47 AM

That’s very clever and neatly done, it looks to have a recycled timber look about it?

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#11 posted 08-21-2015 12:09 PM

I love these. I should try one with the Beetle kill pine.

Great job sir.

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

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#12 posted 08-21-2015 01:49 PM

Nice design on this practical piece.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 08-21-2015 02:34 PM

This is nice and practical and a great idea.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#14 posted 08-21-2015 03:27 PM

Love it, I have wanted to make a secret locking cabinet for this purpose for a while now. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 08-21-2015 04:08 PM

I really like the style of this one also. Came out nice !

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