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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 12-17-2017 09:37 PM 844 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a personalized gift for a friend of mine for Christmas. While looking for ideas online I came across a double pistol/4 magazine foam insert on Amazon designed for a 50 cal. ammo can. I thought, why not design a custom wood case to replace the standard metal ammo can? I chose a patriotic 3D model for the front and V-carved the 2nd Amendment on the back. The hinges are 90 degree stop hinges purchased at Rockler which work very well in this application. The box is made from Oak, stained Red Oak and finished with clear lacquer.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns





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franktha4th

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#1 posted 12-17-2017 10:11 PM

This is awesome!

-- Frank, Washington State, https://www.youtube.com/user/franktha4th

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#2 posted 12-18-2017 12:04 AM

Super job on the case. He should love it.

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

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#3 posted 12-18-2017 12:34 AM

Very nice job.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#4 posted 12-18-2017 12:34 AM

wow.. you carved the 2A?? there must have been some meticulous time spent on that one with a chisel..

-- only an idiot dismisses an intelligent statement because they dont know anything about the person delivering it.

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#5 posted 12-18-2017 01:16 AM

Great work Tim, I particularly like the carving

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 12-18-2017 02:39 AM

Nice.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 12-18-2017 08:15 AM

Beautiful carving outside.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 12-18-2017 10:09 AM

Tim, good adaptation and design. Nice to have the interior ready made.

It may just be my old eyes, but I can’t make out what is carved on the sides. Can you help?

-- Big Al in IN

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#9 posted 12-18-2017 10:25 AM

masterpiece !!!!!!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#10 posted 12-18-2017 04:29 PM


Tim, good adaptation and design. Nice to have the interior ready made.

It may just be my old eyes, but I can t make out what is carved on the sides. Can you help?

- Boxguy

The oak wood grain can be a little distracting in the photo’s. One side has an eagle head on an American flag and the other side has the 2nd Ammendment

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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Tim_CPWD

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#11 posted 12-18-2017 04:37 PM



wow.. you carved the 2A?? there must have been some meticulous time spent on that one with a chisel..

- rbrjr1

Please let me clarify. The V-Carve term used in my description is a CNC term. The 2nd Amendment was cut/carved with a 60 degree sign bit not a chisel.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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#12 posted 12-18-2017 06:19 PM

This is a wonderful gun case and it shows a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 12-18-2017 10:01 PM

Turned out great. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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