Wall Mounted Gun Case - Cypress

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Project by craigtshop posted 04-11-2012 07:02 PM 3476 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cypress gun case was a commissioned piece which would eventually display an antique rifle and an antique pistol.
the cypress was harvested from several sinker logs in south LA and milled to make the outside frame moulding.

-- Craig T.,Lafayette, Louisiana

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 07:12 PM

Nicely done—I like it. My wife’s from Lafayette and has family their—love your county and miss Don’s in your town and Black’s in Abbeyville.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 04-11-2012 07:55 PM

Very nice! The wood looks beautiful. I particularly like the chevron pattern of the back. I helps the rifle and sword to stand proud.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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#3 posted 04-11-2012 09:49 PM

Beautiful display case.

You did a great job on this!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 01:35 AM

Beautiful craftmanship

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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