Heirloom Gun Display

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Project by carpentrymonster posted 12-30-2009 03:41 AM 8771 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this display case as a Christmas gift for my stepmom. The .410 was passed down from her father, it’s a beautiful piece of craftsmanship that deseved a special display. I shipped it out to her last week and she promptly emailed me pictures after placing the gun in it’s new home.

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 03:51 AM

Good looking case for a beautiful gun.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#2 posted 12-30-2009 04:14 AM

Nice. I hope your stepmother uses her fine O/U shotgun.

Just for the fun of it, I’ll show you my gun rack that I made this past summer. Keeping it simple, I took two slabs of red pine, with bark still attached and inserted maple pegs. I tilted the drill press table 5 degrees so that the pegs have a slight upward slant.

As you can probably surmise, I don’t have any use for new-fangled in-line muzzleloaders.


-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 05:09 AM

Super job looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 05:14 AM

Very cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 04:05 PM

Great looking display box. I’m sure it will be appreciated.

Biowa, I like your idea for a gun rack too. I’ve got several BP rifles (mountain style) that would look good on one just like it. And lots of wood to build it from.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 08:43 PM

it looks great

-- gagewestern

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#7 posted 07-30-2012 09:14 PM

Great looking gun case.. Hope you don’t mind me using some of your ideas. I have a henry golden boy that needs a case and your design is ideal. What are the corner and center pieces made from? TLS

-- Travis

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