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Project by splogging posted 06-28-2012 08:10 AM 3854 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s all made of solid knotty alder. Carving done with Carvewright unit. 12’ long x 5 1/2’ tall. The second display was a rush job so just made it out of pine but got it done today to make the truck to Cody tomorrow morning.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 06-28-2012 09:06 AM

Nice work and collection you have there.

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

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#2 posted 06-28-2012 10:53 AM

Very cool setup you have.

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#3 posted 06-28-2012 11:10 AM

Nice job! Are these your guns or did you build this for someone else?

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#4 posted 06-28-2012 12:54 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 06-28-2012 01:28 PM

The guns belong to a very good friend that has been collecting Winchesters for over forty years, so I made this for him. Some of these guns are very rare, if not by quantity then for their quality. All of the guns carry their original bluing finish. I’ve only been collecting for 15 years. The guns run in age from the end of the Civil War up to Vietnam. Thanks for the compliments.
Mike, Oregon

-- Mike

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#6 posted 06-28-2012 04:26 PM


Wonderful work on the display for a fantastic collection.

Very nice Fit and Finish. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 05:18 PM

Nice work for a terrific collection.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 06-28-2012 06:40 PM

Once again, GREAT job and it’s awesome to see more Carvewright work here.


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#9 posted 07-01-2012 07:52 PM

Hey Mike! Great Job Man!!! I’m making one for my browning collection!

-- Robert, Mississippi,

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#10 posted 07-01-2012 11:32 PM

Thanks Robert, that display along with one I finished today will be going to the Cody museum this next week. If you like guns google “Robert Auth Winchesters” those are the guns going into todays display. Those 3 rifles were just appraised for $50,000. It was a last minuet job but I’ll get a photo of that one after I shoot clear on it tomorrow.

-- Mike

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#11 posted 07-02-2012 08:49 PM

Just finished the second gun display for the three Robert Auth Winchesters and I hope the pictures show up.

-- Mike

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#12 posted 07-03-2012 01:52 PM

What type of security does your friend have for his collection? Personally, if I had a valuable collection like that, I wouldn’t tell anyone. The museum will have good security, obviously.
The display is top notch- right on target!

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#13 posted 07-03-2012 05:06 PM

Locks and a dog and when they do come back from the Cody museum they will go into another museum here in our area, and they have an alarm system and its less than a block away from the police and sheriff.

-- Mike

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