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Project by Todd Barrone posted 11-22-2015 06:28 AM 1377 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A customer ordered a display rack for his late 1800’s shotgun. Made it from eastern red cedar with two shelves for ammo or other items to be displayed. This rack is 54” tall 12” wide avg and 1” thick. The gun in the picture is not the gun it was made for but used one close to the same measurments to see how it would rest in the rack and to test the gun lock. Used a tung oil finish for this piece and was pleased on how it looks.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 11-22-2015 10:01 AM

Very nice Todd, The Customer should be happy with it.

Thanks for sharing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 11-22-2015 12:55 PM

Nice rack, Todd!!
Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-22-2015 03:09 PM

Great build.Nice rack and a beautiful finish!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 11-22-2015 07:13 PM

I was gonna say “That AIN’T no 1800s shotgun ” .... but you covered that! :-)

Nice job, I like how you did the lock through the wood.

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#5 posted 11-23-2015 02:42 AM

That is really cool and looks great. Love the design you came up with. Great job buddy

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#6 posted 11-23-2015 04:31 AM

LOL I’d recognize that Mossberg anywhere – I have the exact same one. It’s killed many, many orange clay discs… if they ever get organized and decide to invade, I’ll be ready :)

Nice job! That’s some beautiful wood, and I like the cable lock idea – never would have thought to just loop it through the display rack :)

-- Bill - Western NY

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#7 posted 11-23-2015 02:42 PM

Neat idea, just be careful looping a lock through the trigger guard. Most gun locks are designed to go through the action, the way it is locked now someone could chamber a round and fire it since all the controls will function unimpeded.

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#8 posted 11-23-2015 02:48 PM

This looks very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 11-23-2015 03:32 PM

Very nice, looks great

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

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#10 posted 11-23-2015 04:57 PM

I like the display idea a lot. Cedar makes it really an eye catcher.

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

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#11 posted 12-04-2015 01:35 PM

I like it

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