Gun Cabinet

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Project by Don W posted 1196 days ago 2253 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 20 gun gun cabinet. I didn’t want everyone who came to my house to know what was behind the closed doors, so I didn’t use glass. Its pine with 1/4”panels. The finish is linseed oil.

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#1 posted 1196 days ago

Nice traditional knotty pine cabinet , it has a warm finish and looks really well built . Great job !

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#2 posted 1196 days ago

I can hear the wood cracklin in the fireplace in our cabin in Tennessee when I look at this. Nice job.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#3 posted 249 days ago

Don – i checked this out after your reply to my question. very nice work. Agree about not making it obvious that it is a gun cabinet. the color is terrific…what did you use?

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Don W

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#4 posted 249 days ago

Its pine with just a BLO finish. Although I like that it doesn’t look like a gun cabinet, I was referring to the way the guns are held. There is no worries about them tipping in any direction.

Other ways work, but if you’re going the traditional way, I’d agree with the 10 degree tilt.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#5 posted 249 days ago

Is there a bottom compartment too?

Tell me about the hat on top of it. Pretty colorful, but I would not have guessed it to be your style.

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Don W

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#6 posted 249 days ago

Shane, there is a bottom compartment, and the hat is my whitetail deer hunting in the rain hat.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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