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Project by Domeinc Lupo posted 03-20-2017 01:36 AM 971 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project since July of 2016, and in January I finally found something that cough my eye. This gun cabinet was it and I personally think it came out beautiful. Made out of popular then conditioned with Charles Neil’s Blotch Control. Then stained with an old America oil based stain, then sprayed with general finishes water based top coat – semi gloss. glass was cut by my local glass cutter just undersized for wood movement. happy with the outcome and learned a lot from this project about clear coat finish and mortise and tenon joinery. Cheated a little bit and used the Kreg jig to secure the plywood to the cabinet instead of datos. Happy with it all and cant wait to start my next.





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pottz

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#1 posted 03-20-2017 01:44 AM

very nice work,a great place to show your prized fire arms.id love to make one and put my shotguns on display but living in los angeles it would be a show case for burgalers,so mine are kept in a very heavy duty steel vault.the price for living in lala land-lol.but I do have one that’s always ready too party,if ya know what I mean!

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 03-20-2017 11:26 AM

Nice work.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 03-20-2017 02:24 PM

Welcome back and nice project

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#4 posted 03-20-2017 02:29 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 03-20-2017 09:33 PM

This is a wonderful gun cabinet and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 03-29-2017 07:50 PM

Nice work, I am getting ready to make one, just have to figure out the plans.

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Domeinc Lupo

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#7 posted 03-31-2017 02:08 AM

Glad i could Inspire you!

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