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Project by scrollfreak posted 02-06-2012 02:57 PM 2646 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my very first project. Made of solid red oak. All drawers and doors have a bullnose trim. Elk on left door was scrolled out of red oak and then carved to give it definition. Drawer pulls are acorns I carved from red oak, flat on the backside, drilled with inserts in order to install like normal pulls. Door handles (2 on glass doors not shown) were carved from red oak to look like small branches. Inner gun rack has swing open bars that can be padlocked to keep children from removing guns from cabinet. Also has hardware at bottom so as to run a locking cable through trigger guards. All drawers are felt lined. Bottom drawers have keyed locks installed. Cabinet is 2 piece, (bottom/top separates) which fasten together, for easy moving. Has a anti tipping cable on back that attaches to a wall anchor. Finish is golden pecan topcoated with 3 coats of semi-gloss urethane.





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 02-06-2012 03:06 PM

Very nice detail work, good job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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millzit

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#2 posted 02-06-2012 03:29 PM

sweet! a gun cabinet is on my bucket list….....only thing is, i dont have any guns to go in it….go figger! where did you get the plans?

-- .......now cut that out!

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scrollfreak

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#3 posted 02-06-2012 03:32 PM

The plans for this cabinet were in my head. I add libbed as I went along on this project.

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#4 posted 02-06-2012 05:27 PM

Very nice gun cabinet. This is an amazing first project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 02-06-2012 06:09 PM

What a great Gun Cabinet! Love the look of this with drawers on the side of the double glass doors. It really gives it interest. The drawer pulls is another nice touch as well. Are you putting s lock on the upper door and glass doors as well? Well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 02-06-2012 07:12 PM

very nice. I like the design, and the acorn pulls givr the cabinet a distinctive look.

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#7 posted 02-06-2012 08:03 PM

Beautiful but I’m saying again- not secure!

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#8 posted 02-07-2012 04:12 AM

Beautiful work! Enjoy!

-- Bobthebuilderinmichigan

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#9 posted 02-07-2012 05:06 AM

Very nice . . . and especially impressive for your first project. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#10 posted 02-08-2012 05:13 AM

did you say this was your first project? wow!

-- rob, ont,canada

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