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I will say this, making your hobby a job takes all the fun out of your hobby. This might be my first and last “job” when working with wood. I love the hobby feel of it so much better. They’re ash with a cherry finish.
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#1 posted 06-02-2009 06:40 PM
The hobby feel or work you have done an excellant job! They do look great!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#2 posted 06-02-2009 08:28 PM
I would love to make one for my office!
-- "An armed society is a polite society."
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#3 posted 06-03-2009 12:09 AM
Very nice…..but I kind of know what you mean about fun. You should put some guns in them and re-post........signed….Your FAVORITE father in law
-- Randy, Allen Texas
#4 posted 06-03-2009 02:13 AM
I should.. but at least i snuck in in the spyder and my mtn bike. nothing to do with wood.. but love’em just the same.
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#5 posted 06-03-2009 02:20 AM
Very nice. Were these for your arms room at work?
-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY
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#6 posted 06-03-2009 03:50 AM
fine racks times six they look great good job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#7 posted 06-03-2009 03:53 AM
no. I made the first one a few months ago for a friend that sells guns at gun shows. a dealer he knew wanted several for herself and to sell.
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#8 posted 06-03-2009 04:13 AM
Nice Lookin Racks
-- Jim, Kentucky
#9 posted 06-03-2009 08:51 PM
I made a sketched temp. out of 1/4 ply and went from there. but the boot (profile) is 12” at the base, 4.5” at the top (then just round it over to suit your style), curves down to about 3.25 at the thinnest point. the section that holds the barrel is 26” wide, 3.25 deep and cut at 10 degrees so the barrel lays back into it. I used a center finding ruler (a MUST HAVE ruler) and marked the barrels evenly across. The bottom or floor is 1/4 ply, the rear is 3.25” and the front is 1.75. then just ran some dados for the plywood. then it was just screws and plugs.
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