Mesquite gun rack

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Project by afranco posted 11-29-2010 05:21 AM 2945 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my second Mesquite gun rack that I’ve put together. I’m getting hooked on this kind of stuff.


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#1 posted 11-29-2010 06:11 AM

That is really nice -you did a great job of blending natural with symmetrical!

-- christine

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#2 posted 11-29-2010 01:50 PM

Very nice. I like it. I made one from a board from an old barn for my 1874 Sharp’s #1 back in the 80’s.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#3 posted 11-29-2010 02:25 PM

Very cool! Live edge and rustic… and yes- it’s addictive. :) How did you anchor the gun hooks to the slab?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 12-01-2010 12:02 AM

rivergirl-I put 2 screws in each hook from the back, and set the wall hooks at 16”.

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#5 posted 08-12-2015 04:38 PM

This is really great and I want to do something similar. How did you go about designing the hooks?

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#6 posted 08-12-2015 08:49 PM

@Gator800 Thanks, Most hooks are basically the same design. I used to cut them out on the bandsaw and miter saw. Now I use my CNC to cut the curves but still use the miter saw.

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